I can remember my English teacher in high school attempting to teach us proper grammar. He was particularly attentive to the proper use of prepositions. He would always want us to ask him for candy and such but you had to ask properly just exactly where the candy could be found. I would ask, "Mr. … Continue reading Different From
I have always wanted to be successful! In other words I like to win. I am constantly thinking how can I be a success, after all who likes to fail. The answer to that is a resounding, "no one". What I have discovered is that most people, and by most I mean just about everybody, … Continue reading Whose Success is Important?
"Let's See If We Can Say Yes!" Raising children is not easy! I praise God for my parents. One of the hardest things about raising (I know grammatically it should be rearing but that sounds weird so I am going use raising.) children is the choice of what we allow them to do. Every … Continue reading A better way to say “NO”– a thought for parents
Doomed to Repeat or Blessed to Experience.
I woke up this morning as I do every Tuesday to go pray with a young man from my church but today he was unable to make it because of a work situation. After my quiet time and getting a little work done I sat down to look at Facebook. I began to notice that … Continue reading Doomed to Repeat or Blessed to Experience
Some actions just do not sound good at all. Yesterday, I jokingly placed a status on my Facebook page saying, "Never play leap-frog with a unicorn, your daily advice from your pastor, lol." I loved it and it got many "likes". There are just certain things in life that when we say it out loud … Continue reading Leap-Frog with a Unicorn?
Sixteen years in full-time ministry, what an incredible journey it has been. I am amazed where God has brought me and Lizzy. As two eager to serve young kids newly married and moving 1000 miles away from family I am not sure we could have guessed where we would be today. Today though I praise … Continue reading A Thought about Our ministy
Obedient And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. Philippians 2:8 Being humble, as you read requires proper perspective. There is, however a second aspect revealed that will help you to understand how you can be the man who Christ … Continue reading Becoming the Man that Christ is. (pt. 2 Obedient)
Developing Man in the Image of Christ Becoming the Man that Christ is Humble And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. Philippians 2:8 It is tough to be humble when you are just so perfect, right? That may be … Continue reading Becoming the man that Christ is (pt.1)
Truthful That by two immutable things, in which [it was] impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us. Hebrews 6:18 I was speaking to a man the other day about trust and those things that are … Continue reading Truthful–the only thing God can be