In Mark 13:32-33 Jesus tells us, “But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in Heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. Be on guard! Be alert! You do not know when that time will come.” What is Jesus really trying to teach us here? Well for one thing, … More Be On Guard
When I begin to work with people on their life issues, I always start by trying to figure out just how motivated they are to want to make the changes necessary for real change to take place. I always hear things like, “I want to lose weight”, or “I want to be a better husband/wife”, … More Do The Hard Things First
The title of tonight’s blog post are the two words that are the largest cause divorce, conflict, arguments and war in the world today. James 4:1-2 says, “quarrels come when you want something but you do not get it.” Yep, that sounds like selfishness to me. God knows that it is within our very human … More Selfishness and Pride
This Memorial Day, let’s all take extra time to stop and thank those who serve in the armed forces for allowing us to have the freedoms that we so dearly love. It takes a brave man or woman to willingly give their lives for people they will never know or may never meet. These special … More Memorial Day
Do you know what sounds we humans hate to hear more than any other sound? Silence Why is that? Don’t we like to have peace and quiet in our lives? Actually, not really. You see, silence is not actually the absence of sound. Because to us humans, when it is silent, we are forced to … More Silence
When life seems to make no sense to you, it is then that all you need to remember i that God is now and always has been and always will be in control. Stop trying to worry and fret and work things out to the way you want them. It is always best to remember … More It Makes No Sense
How many times during a normal day do you think about what you are thinking about? Does God tell us that we should be thinking about what we are thinking about? He sure does! In 2 Corinthians 10:5 God tells us, “Take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” When we take every … More Think About What You Think About
Tonight I would like to turn the focus of the blog over to you the reader. Seminary and Bible school teaches that every person has some question about God, Jesus, the Bible, The Holy Spirit, Heaven, Hell, or how to bake the perfect chocolate chip cookie, yet 99% are afraid to ask because they fear … More Questions?
Ok time for some deep thought. I have been told that blogs that force people to think do not get read. Also long blog posts never get read and they NEVER get comments or Likes. Let’s put that to the test shall we? You the readers will tell me if this is true or not. … More What Difference Does It Make If God Exists?
Tonight, no amazing words of counseling. No great Bible verses. Instead tonight I share life with you. Recently I have had many people close to me suffer a lose in their families. Dads, sons, brothers, grandmothers, and friends have passed away within the past month. I completely understand that death is a reality, and as … More “I Love You”