Will You ‘Turn Away’?

Despite what most of us have experienced in the USA, following the Lord costs. Granted, we haven’t had the kind of ‘costs’ to pay in our nation over the last 240+ years that other Believers in Jesus have had to pay. From the very beginning of the Church age, we’ve seen that there is aContinue reading “Will You ‘Turn Away’?”

Why I Chose “Repentance”

These are trying times in our world, especially in our nation. In trying times, the absolute best thing I know to do is to pray. To humble myself before the Lord, and to seek His face. To learn from His Word, and to lean on the Holy Spirit to give me insight, direction, courage, andContinue reading “Why I Chose “Repentance””

At Some Point…

Arrogance is never attractive. Whether it’s in a Political Leader, a Business Leader, an Athlete, Actor, a Pastor…or anyone else, arrogance is repulsive. Arrogance says: I’ve got it figured. I know it all. I have the best answers. I don’t need help. Just follow me. Here’s the secret: Arrogance is ALWAYS incorrect. There is noContinue reading “At Some Point…”

Slippery or Steady–Your Choice!

Have you ever tried to stand firm on a slippery surface? I have worked in several restaurants and fast food places over the course of my life, and they all had this in common: The floors were always slippery (at least, in the kitchen). No matter how ‘firmly’ I would try to stand, my feetContinue reading “Slippery or Steady–Your Choice!”

Look At That!

focus  (According to Mirriam-Webster online) fo·​cus | \ ˈfō-kəs  \ plural foci\ ˈfō-​ˌsī  also  -​ˌkī \ also focuses Definition of focus 1a: a center of activity, attraction, or attention b: a point of concentration 2: directed attention  3a: direction b: a state or condition permitting clear perception or understanding  What is your ‘focus‘ these days? If you’re like most people–myself included–a major ‘focus‘ of your mind, emotions, and life have beenContinue reading “Look At That!”

Two Extremes…and a Better Answer!

Have you ever noticed that people fall into one of two extremes when some form of ‘calamity’ hits: They either Obsess about it and ‘freak out’, or they resort to Denial, and minimize the reality. What we’re seeing in response to the COVID 19 virus is a case in point. There are millions of peopleContinue reading “Two Extremes…and a Better Answer!”

When the Chaos is Rising

We all face challenges. In 2020, we are all facing a world of a certain degree of stress, difficulty, and even chaos. When the year started, we knew that, here in America, we were entering into that strange and difficult season called ‘an election year‘. For many of us that is stressful enough. We knowContinue reading “When the Chaos is Rising”