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

12/7/17 A SMALL STEP OF OBEDIENCE IS A GIANT STEP TO BLESSING

by Barry Lovett
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“I know, O Lord, that Your judgments are right, and that in faithfulness you have afflicted me.”  Psalm 119:75.  God has given moral boundaries in His Word for us to live within.  He gave them not to frustrate us but so that by keeping within them we may enjoy His blessing. God told Israel through […]

12/6/17 IT’S WHAT’S IN THE HEART THAT MATTERS

by Barry Lovett
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“From now on, we regard no one according to the flesh.”  II Corinthians 5:16 The first-century church, like ours today, was often fractured by divisions based on race, language, and culture.  Paul wrote to the followers of Jesus in Corinth to help them respond to those who were more concerned with outward appearance than with […]

12/4/17 OUR GREATEST FREEDOM IS FREEDOM FROM SIN

by Barry Lovett
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“Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free.” Galatians 5:1. In 1776, the 13 British colonies in North America protested the limitations placed on them by the king of England and engaged in a struggle that gave birth to a brand-new republic. The infant nation soon adopted that now-famous document […]

12/1/17 DON’T BE A CHRISTIAN IN NAME ONLY

by Barry Lovett
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“The disciples were first called Christians in Antioch” Acts 11:26 We who follow Christ bear His name.  In the first century, the term Christian had a certain appropriateness, for it implied loyalty and acceptance of a person, and that person was the Messiah, Jesus Christ.  The true modern use of the word follows the same […]