Courage. One of the characteristics that all of us would love to say we possess… But in moments of darkness, peril, or when confronting evil, courage can be hard to come by. It is in those moments that we realize that courage, if it’s going to be resilient, must come from somewhere deep, deep within–somewhere […]

Can We Be Reasonable?

“Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us.” (1st Peter 2:12) Today’s culture is a tough place. So many people are ‘offended’ by so much. People are governed more by their feelings and emotions than by rational, logical […]

Run Through the Tape!

If you’ve ever been in a race, you know the importance of the Finish Line. If it’s a sprint, then you can see it from the start. If it’s a distance race, you have to visualize it in your mind for most of the race…until the very end. In either case, it’s important that you […]


Legacy.  Usually a word we think of with regard to ‘old people’, those who are retiring, maybe politicians. We usually don’t think of ourselves and a ‘legacy’.  Yet, in reality, you and I–no matter who you are, or how old you are, are absolutely building and leaving a Legacy. The only real question is ‘What […]

Who Defines You?

The question above may seem incorrect. After all, No one else ‘defines’ me…do they? No one else gets to tell me what I’m ‘about‘, or what I ‘mean‘. No one else gets to determine my worth or my ‘reason for living‘…do they? Or do they? Think of the number of people who try to ‘define’ […]

Celebrate and Dream

Time. It marches onward, whether we’re ready or not. Here we are at the end of 2017, and headed into 2018. For some, the very fact that you are still here today–in spite of what you’ve gone through in the past year–is a miracle! For others, you are just ‘ready’ to flip that calendar, and […]

Don’t Sleep Through Christmas!

Christmas is a busy time of year! In our culture, many celebrate Christ-mas–the coming of the Christ (Messiah) by filling our schedules with activities and traditions. Many of these are rich, beautiful moments and produce lasting memories. The pace and pressure, however, can be overwhelming, and it can tire us out! On Christmas morning, after […]