Posts with the tag “pastor-charles-specht”

Daily Devotional
November 17th, 2020
We ask God for many things in this life.We want cars and money and health and security and a husband or a wife and comfort and happiness and children and politicians and a career and…Those are not bad...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
November 4th, 2020
God is still seated on the throne.It doesn’t matter who is in the Oval Office because God is still seated on the throne.Some people vote while others choose not to, and after all is said and done it d...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
October 23rd, 2020
I wonder if God grades on a curve.I wonder if the Lord is more interested in our efforts than he is in seeing our monthly results.Yes, I wonder…Human beings are drowning in numbers and stats and quart...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
October 6th, 2020
I don’t ever want to be crucified. I don’t want to die that way. I can’t think of a more exCRUCiating way to die than that.I don’t want to be burned in a fire or drown in water, either. No thank you. ...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
September 23rd, 2020
This last Sunday I preached from 2 Timothy 1:3-7, reminding us all about: “Rekindling Your Fire for Ministry.”The second half of the message spent a lot of time on spiritual leadership with regards to...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Adopt an Apartment
September 10th, 2020
These are exciting times and what a blessed opportunity we have now that the college students have begun moving in next door at the Topanga Ridge student housing complex!...  Read More
by Campus Bible Church
Daily Devotional
September 9th, 2020
Jesus is coming back soon.Yes, I know, the world is falling apart.Jesus is coming back soon.Yes, I know that you’re scared and nervous and frightened.Jesus is coming back soon.Yes, I know that everyth...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
August 26th, 2020
I keep waking up at 4:00am. (Don’t you hate when that happens? Ugh!) Around 4:00am is when I get hot at night, I wake up in a sweat, and soon turn the air conditioning lower. Then, I struggle falling ...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
August 10th, 2020
When I was in seminary I had an interesting side job to help me pay the bills. I worked for a company called Senior Felix and…among other things…they made what I still think is the best 7-layer dip on...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
July 17th, 2020
My youngest son, Luke, is completely blind. He has eyes, but they do not see. However, he’s just like any other kid who loves to laugh, play, and do fun things.A few months back our family began going...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
July 7th, 2020
Do you ever do things because it’s the right thing to do, but your heart really isn’t in it? Do you ever go through “spiritual Christian exercises" because it’s what Christians are supposed to do, but...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
July 2nd, 2020
Joy! O, sweet blessed joy! I need more joy in my life, don’t you? Of course you do! We all want more joy, need more joy, desire to be more joyful, etc. So, the question then is why don’t we…as God’s c...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
June 1st, 2020
I absolutely love, love, love reading the Book of Leviticus! To me, Leviticus is one of the most fascinating books in the Bible. It provides us with such detailed instruction about what God had given ...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
May 22nd, 2020
Question: Have you misplaced your joy in the Lord? Here’s what I mean.I absolutely love Psalm 51. For me, it seems to speak everything into my mind and heart that is ever needed for godliness in this ...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
May 15th, 2020
The Lord saved me while I was a senior in college. I was preparing to graduate and then immediately go on to earn my Master’s and then a Doctorate in clinical psychology. I had it all planned out. I w...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
April 24th, 2020
Do you sometimes get depressed easily, or even slip into moments of spiritual depression?Unfortunately, I do. It happens way more often than I’m comfortable admitting to, and I find that it tends to c...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
April 17th, 2020
Do you remember a few months back when each of our pastors shared their personal testimonies at church in our “Pastoral Callings” series? I likewise shared my personal testimony and my three main poin...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht
Daily Devotional
March 26th, 2020
Do you ever experience “fear” in your life, even though — as a Christian — there’s no reason to fear? I know that I do that at times. When I do become fearful, I recite 2 Timothy 1:7 in my head, over ...  Read More
by Pastor Charles Specht

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