3 Promises to Hold Unto in the New Year!

As we turn the page on 2017 and enter into the first day of 2018, we would be well to imprint Jesus’ final words onto our hearts and minds. As he left this earth and charged us to fulfill his mission, he knew there would be really difficult challenges in store. And so he leaves … Continue reading 3 Promises to Hold Unto in the New Year!

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Merry Christmas: Finding Peace in the Busyness of of the Season

Each year we look forward to this day with baited breath and intense anticipation.  Hopefully you day was filled with fantastic memories, festive fun and great family moments. However, sometimes in spite of all the build up, Christmas Day can pass far to quickly. We can all remember the agony of waiting for the arrival … Continue reading Merry Christmas: Finding Peace in the Busyness of of the Season

How to Create a Life You Love… 100% Guaranteed!

God uniquely designed you to truly love your life! My question is.. do you" Bookstores and blogs fill our world with quick fix promises for a better life. But none can offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Everyone I know WANTS to love life! But most people seem to find the notion all to elusive!  Perhaps this … Continue reading How to Create a Life You Love… 100% Guaranteed!

What do Exploring Antarctica and Succeeding in Life Have in Common?

On one of his expeditions to Antarctica, famed explorer Ernest Shakleton aptly named his ship the Endurance.  At that point, the southern most continent was an unexplored polar desert, thought by many to be unexplorable due to the harsh conditions.  It was one of the last great undiscovered and uncharted places on earth. Shackleton knew … Continue reading What do Exploring Antarctica and Succeeding in Life Have in Common?

If You Are a Great Listener… I Need Your Help!

Do you ever feel like you are talking, but the other person just isn't listening?  They are looking at you and nodding their head... but as soon as you finish, they interject with their perspective, story or thoughts that seem to be disconnected from what you were just talking about? Are you ever the person, patiently … Continue reading If You Are a Great Listener… I Need Your Help!

A Biblical Response to Social Tension!

When you turn on the television, open a newspaper or surf any news provider’s website these days, it will not be long before you come face to face with the fact that our society is currently wrestling with a wide range of really challenging issues. Racial and ethnic tensions abound across our nation. Bitterness, animosity … Continue reading A Biblical Response to Social Tension!

The Man Who Taught Me… That Only 2 Things Matter!

A few days ago, heaven celebrated the arrival of my grandfather... and we said goodbye. I initially posted some of these thoughts on Instagram, but wanted to also put here with a few expanded thoughts My grampa was the most impressive man I have ever known. He truly lived like Jesus. His love for others was relentless … Continue reading The Man Who Taught Me… That Only 2 Things Matter!