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 100+ 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

9/14/21 PEOPLE MAY MOCK OUR MESSAGE BUT THEY ARE DEFENSELESS AGAINST OUR PRAYERS

by Barry Lovett

“Bless those who curse you do good to those who hate you and pray for those who…persecute you.” Matthew 5:44 There is a form of persecution that may not be life-threatening, but it is heartbreaking. It’s the persecution that comes from non-Christian family members.  When loved ones ridicule our faith and mock us for what we believe and […]

9/13/21 THE BEST PREPARATION FOR TOMORROW IS THE RIGHT USE OF TODAY

by Barry Lovett

“If anyone cleanses himself from [dishonor], he will be a vessel for honor, …prepared for every good work.”  II Timothy 2:19-26.  We are called to always be preparing.  A heart dedicated to God must be prepared to serve him. (I Sam. 7:3) We are to be prepared to do good works, (II Tim. 2:21) and to defend scriptural […]

9/8/21 HAVE YOU TRUSTED THE ONE WHO LAID DOWN HIS LIFE FOR YOU?

by Barry Lovett

“Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” John 15:13. Jesus Christ lived out the powerful words of John 15:13 within hours of stating them.  The upper room event where Jesus spoke of such sacrifice was followed by communion with the Father at Gethsemane, a series of illegal trials, […]