Building Something Great
October 17th, 2019
I’ve spent a good part of my life building things. I’ve built retaining walls, businesses, ministries and a garden that died. During that time of success and failure I’ve learned the single most impor...
How To Control Your Anxiety
October 10th, 2019
Anxiety! That’s a fun word to say. Have you ever had to deal with it?I deal with it every time I have to go to the doctor. I absolutely HATE it! I get sick to my stomach, nervous and grumpy. Can you r...
Winning Over Temptation
October 3rd, 2019
Do you know what the problem is with temptation? It’s really tempting. Go figure!The good news is that there’s a way out of EVERY temptation you face. Yes, I said “every.” 1 Corinthians 10:13 tells us...
Hot Sale On New Hearts
September 26th, 2019
Do you know what the problem is with hearts? You often don’t know there’s a problem until it’s too late. You have a heart attack then the doctor says, “Hey you have a heart problem” and you wish you h...
Rock, Paper, Scissors and Winning
September 19th, 2019
Have you ever competed in something and lost? If so, then you know what defeat feels like. You would also know that winning feels so much better.At a men’s conference I recently attended men from twen...
A Palindrome God
September 12th, 2019
This week marks the final palindrome week of this century. A palindrome is a phrase, word or a sequence of numbers that reads the same forwards and backwards. Like nurses run, yo banana boy or 9-17-1...
The Difference Between Believing and Faith
September 5th, 2019
There are a lot of people who believe in being healthy and that good health is essential to a long life. Yet they hardly ever go to the gym or exercise. They rarely go to the store to buy fruits and v...
Standing Against the Shore Breaks of Life
August 29th, 2019
I was only in water up to my shins when I turned around and a giant wave nailed me from out of nowhere. It knocked me right off my feet, tossed me around like a rag doll and forced my face to the sand...
Making A Good Plan A Great Plan
August 20th, 2019
Want to hear a great joke? I thought you would! Here it is… How do you make God laugh? Don’t know? You tell him your plans.Okay maybe it’s not that funny. But it does speak to a problem we all have. W...
Are You A Mistake?
August 15th, 2019
Mrs. B was my art teacher all through high school. She was an amazing teacher and I was a terrible artist. At the height of my artistic career I submitted what I thought was a masterfully drawn pictur...
Replacing Fear With Peace
August 8th, 2019
Terrified! That was the look on my frozen friend’s face from atop the ladder. He climbed up, turned sheet white and asked, “Can you help me down please?” Have you ever been so afraid you couldn’t move...
What kind of friend are you?
August 1st, 2019
I was standing at a graveside watching people pass by the casket to pay their respects. All was normal until an elderly man stepped off the walkway too soon and his leg went straight down into the gra...