Entries by caichele

Police Devotion 5-23-2017

“Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.” (Philippians 4:8) God tells us how to occupy our minds: with things […]

Things I Learned in Africa

The beginning of April I returned from my most recent missions’ trip to the continent of Africa. While on this twelve day trip, I was able to visit three different countries and preach numerous times. While this wasn’t my first trip to this great continent, it was one that profoundly impacted me. Allow me to […]

Police Devotion 5-1-2017

“And it came to pass, when the Philistine arose, and came and drew nigh to meet David, that David hasted, and ran toward the army to meet the Philistine.” (1 Samuel 17:48) The Bible is filled with wonderful gems of truth. Although you may not see them the first or even the second time you […]

“I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.” (Philippians 4:13) Saul of Tarsus had made a career of persecuting Christians. He later said, “I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth. Which thing I also did in Jerusalem: and many of […]

Police Devotion 4-13-2017

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead” (1 Peter 1:3) During His earthly ministry, Jesus said several times that He would be killed and rise again. “Jesus said […]

Police Devotion 4-8-2017

“Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts. For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little” (Isaiah 28:9-10) The growth of a baby from […]

Police Devotion 3-27-17

“And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away. And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone. But the […]

Inflexible or Flexible

I have learned in the ministry that things are always changing. Transition, change and flexibility are good words for the church. Let me be clear. I am not talking about changing ministry philosophy. Nor am I talking about changing doctrine, standards, or music. I am not changing the name of the church to make it […]

Police Devotion 3-11-2017

“Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby”  (1 Peter 2:1-2)  The apostle Peter told believers in Christ to “grow in grace” (2 Peter 3:18). He also told us how to do […]

Police Devotion 3-4-2017

“But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.” (2 Peter 3:18) The apostle Peter wrote two letters, or epistles, to believers in Jesus. 1 Peter and 2 Peter are found near the end of the New Testament. In them, Peter discusses many subjects of importance to believers. At […]