A Thought for the Day

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ATFTD is a 30-60 second devotional phone message sent by Pastor Barry every Monday – Friday. The written version is posted below. Join the 90+ people in seven different states who get the audio version sent to their phone at no cost! A new inspirational, devotional message is sent each week day at approximately 8:00 a.m. (Hawaii Pacific Time). Email us your name & phone #, or call (808) 521-4708 to sign-up. ATFTD Testimonials:
– “…Thought for the Day messages have been so much appreciated. They have been so encouraging and have helped me through some challenging times…” – Kay, Honolulu
– “Thank you for the daily devotionals… You say a lot in a short time. Thanks for your excellent words and creativity, I enjoy and appreciate them.” – Carolyn, California
– “I love hearing your Thought for the Day every morning.” – Ramona, Colorado

5/26/17 MUCH PRAYER, MUCH POWER; LITTLE PRAYER, LITTLE POWER

by Barry Lovett
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  “The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.” James 5:16 Prayer is the key to releasing the vast resources of God’s character and blessing in your life. Without prayer we cannot begin to tap into the reservoir of all that God is waiting to bestow on us. When we long for a satisfying taste […]

5/25/17 LIVING IN THE PAST PARALYZES THE PRESENT AND BANKRUPTS THE FUTURE

by Barry Lovett
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[Moses’] “eyes were not dim nor his natural vigor diminished.” Deuteronomy 34:7 It’s been said that each life is like a book, lived one chapter at a time. If you think your most fruitful years are behind you, remember you’re writing a new chapter now. Learn to live each day with contentment in the present. Near the end […]

5/23/17 CHANGE THE WORLD; BEGIN WITH YOURSELF

by Barry Lovett
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“Remove the plank from your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck that is in your brother’s eye.” Luke 6:42 It’s a full-time job trying to get people to change. Oh what a perfect world it would be if only other people would do what we want! Maybe it’s my attitude that […]

5/22/17 FOLLOW CHRIST, NOT THE CROWD

by Barry Lovett
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“My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.” John 10:27 The Bible often refers to human beings as sheep. Like sheep we are easily distracted and susceptible to group influence. We would rather follow the crowd than the wisdom of the Shepherd. I am glad the Bible also describes sheep in a […]