God has the devil on a leash

Living on Purpose: God has the devil on a leash Dr. William Holland Posted Aug. 9, 2021By Dr. William HollandFor those who are followers of Jesus, I want to encourage you today. There is nothing to fear because God loves you and has promised that He will be with you...

Precious memories will last forever

Living on Purpose: Precious memories will last forever Dr. William Holland Posted Aug. 3, 2021By Dr. William HollandThere are different seasons in life and now in my retirement, I’m enjoying this opportunity where my daily schedule is not as demanding as it once was. I’m not saying there are not...

How much does God love you?

Living on Purpose: How much does God love you? Dr. William Holland Posted July 7, 2021By Dr. William HollandAs our spiritual values become more centered on God, it’s normal to start looking forward to our eternal existence. For those who are in Christ, how exciting it is to know that...

Being less critical and more forgiving

Living on Purpose: Being less critical and more forgiving Dr. William Holland Posted June 22, 2021By Dr. William HollandThere is nothing wrong with gaining earthly knowledge until it becomes more important and trustworthy than God’s will. In this life, arrogance and selfishness is the result of our fallen and depraved...

God desires to heal and restore

Living on Purpose: God desires to heal and restore Dr. William Holland Posted June 14, 2021By Dr. William HollandCan God heal us? Of course! We do not need to speculate or wonder about His ability to provide miracles and bring restoration even in the most difficult situations. Jeremiah 17:14 says,...

The turning point of World War II

Living on Purpose: The turning point of World War II Dr. William Holland Posted June 7, 2021By Dr. William HollandEvery year in early June, we observe the anniversary of the Normandy invasion of World War II commonly called D-day. By the way, the “D” simply stands for whatever day a...

The way we live is our message

Living on Purpose: The way we live is our message Dr. William Holland Posted May 24, 2021By Dr. William HollandI was raised going to church like many of you and fell into the habit of thinking that an hour on Sunday was fulfilling my duty and earning points with God....

The relentless compassion of God

Living on Purpose: The relentless compassion of God Dr. William Holland Posted May 18, 2021By Dr. William HollandI notice when talking with certain people about Christian living, it’s common for them to lose eye contact as they start searching for a way to change the subject. Actually, this is perfectly...

Hot sauce spirituality

Living on Purpose: Hot sauce spirituality Dr. William Holland Posted May 11, 2021By Dr. William HollandIt’s easy to find people who can express their opinions about the Bible while at the same time having a tight grip on the amount of their will they surrender to God. Sound familiar? In...

Being happy never grows old

Living on Purpose: Being happy never grows old Dr. William Holland Posted May 3, 2021By Dr. William HollandI remember as a kid how the days seemed so long. I recall in the summertime after breakfast, I would shoot basketball until the sun became too hot, and then I would ride...

Staying focused on our mission

Living on Purpose: Staying focused on our mission Dr. William Holland Posted April 26, 2021By Dr. William HollandFor many years I’ve had the privilege to visit nursing homes as I truly enjoy spending time with the elderly. I sing and teach Bible studies and appreciate hearing about their former lives....

Trusting God in times of uncertainty

Living on Purpose: Trusting God in times of uncertainty Dr. William Holland Posted April 19, 2021By Dr. William HollandLike you, I’ve been afraid a few times in my life. There are different types of fear and one is being afraid of something we believe is going to harm us. This...

Why do we want to know God?

Living on Purpose: Why do we want to know God? Dr. William Holland Posted April 12, 2021By Dr. William HollandThe Christian life is difficult to understand. Generally speaking, the masses are satisfied with receiving a spiritual fish instead of becoming a fisherman as refusing to learn what God requires becomes...

Faith is more than knowledge

Living on Purpose: Faith is more than knowledge Dr. William Holland Posted April 5, 2021By Dr. William HollandHave you ever made plans to do something, but it did not work out? I’m sure that most of us have. Disappointment is not a stranger, especially to those who are ambitious. There...

JESUS – the name above all names

Living on Purpose: JESUS – the name above all names Dr. William Holland Posted March 29, 2021By Dr. William HollandThroughout history, no one has made a greater impact on this earth than Jesus Christ, yet many still do not understand who he is. During Christmas, people around the world acknowledge...

God is still in the miracle business

Living on Purpose: God is still in the miracle business Dr. William Holland Posted March 24, 2021By Dr. William HollandMany people around the world have heard of the Moron Brothers, (Michael Carr and Michael Hammond) who live in my hometown. Mike Carr is a good friend and I’ve actually performed...

Our future is being decided today

Living on Purpose: Our future is being decided today Dr. William Holland Posted March 1, 2021By Dr. William HollandThe greatest life-changing story ever told is that Jesus died for you which proves he loved you more than anything in the world. He knows your every thought and intention, listens to...

Seeing the glass half-full

Living on Purpose: Seeing the glass half-full Dr. William Holland Posted February 22, 2021By Dr. William HollandThe older we are, the more we can see how the world has changed. The Bible reveals the human race is born with a corrupt nature and also has a lot to say about...

Then sings my soul

Living on Purpose: Then sings my soul Dr. William Holland Posted February 8, 2021By Dr. William HollandI remember as a young boy, sitting in the living room with my parents and occasionally when my grandparents would visit, we would all listen to a Billy Graham crusade on television. It was...