Lifting the Heaviness

(This week I’ve included the original song “With You Always” with this blog. Enjoy!) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/With-You-Always-.mp3 In life we all go through seasons of challenge and hardship. Being in ministry, I am keenly aware of the...

The Absent

(This week I’ve included the original song “To You O Lord” with this blog. Enjoy!) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/To-You-O-Lord.mp3 One test of a life of worship is found in the words we speak about others. I should know, as I’ve stumbled in this...

Winter

(This week I’ve included the original song “Rescue Me” with this blog. Enjoy!) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Rescue-Me1.mp3 This winter has been particularly harsh. Bitter cold temperatures, heavy snowfalls, biting winds, icy rains, and nor’easters...

Thanks for your support!

Thanks for your support! This week I’m taking a little break from my regular blog writing to share about an outstanding ministry event this that took place this past weekend.  Take a moment to check out the attached pictures from the “Chris Atkins and Friends” concert...

Thoughts For Today.

(This week I include my original song “Search My Heart” for your enjoyment as you read this week’s blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Search-My-Heart-.mp3 How’s your thought life? Do you wish it could be more positive? All of us—even those whose...

Praying In Our New Status

(This week I include my original song “God Who Answers” for your enjoyment as you read this week’s blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/God-Who-Answers1.mp3 How’s your prayer life?  Do you wonder if it could be more effective? Last week I had the...

Leashes, Yokes and Lifelines

(This week I include my original song “Grace Unleashed” for your enjoyment as you read this week’s blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Grace-Unleashed1.mp3 Every morning and evening we take Izzy, our Cairn terrier, for a long walk. Izzy looks...

Planting a Lasting Legacy

(This week I include my original song “Always There” or your enjoyment as you read this week’s blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Always-There.mp3 Last night Rich and Sandi, two friends of ours, told us about a fun thing they used to do every...

Remember No More

(This week I include my original song “Monument” for your enjoyment as you read this week’s blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Monument.mp3 Among other things, a life of worship involves allowing God to continually re-shape our thinking and...

Angel on a Mower

(This week I include my original song “The Grace In Which We Stand” for your enjoyment as you read this week’s blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/The-Grace-In-Which-We-Stand-1.mp3 This is our first winter in Florida, and we’re still readjusting...