Panning Out and Living Ready

During the 1950s Cold War, the U.S. circulated civil defense DUCK AND COVER propaganda as a readiness measure should a nuclear attack occur. Duck and Cover drills were practiced in schools, instructing students to duck […]

The Daily “DOs and DON’Ts”

The other day, I found myself mentally composing a laundry list of all of the things I don’t love above this stay-at-home order our Governor recently imposed upon our state. Suddenly, I find that I’m […]

The Value of Treasure

Not long ago, I read an online article about children’s toy collectibles. The article stated that if you were lucky enough to own certain toys from particular time periods, you could be sitting on a […]

The Eve of Destruction

My small group has been discussing the topic of decision making from a Biblical perspective. Our first study reference was from the book of Genesis. What better example of poor decision making is there than […]

Walking “Cain” Free

Last week, Pastor Brian’s  New Year’s message centered on getting into “The Book.”  For me, reading the Bible isn’t my issue; it’s understanding the deeper message and/or actually remembering what I’ve just read. This year […]

Strike the Match!

The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. John 10:10 (NLT) Addiction. It’s described as a compulsive, chronic, physiological or psychological need […]

God Rocks

“Just because what you do is invisible, doesn’t mean it’s not important.” ~ Craig Groeschel In the neighborhood where I live, we have an anonymous artist who paints ordinary, every day rocks and leaves them […]

The Great Pumpkin Carver

It’s baaaaaaack! It’s that time of year when PUMPKIN SPICE is now available to consume in EVERYTHING! Including, but not limited to, coffees, creamers, teas, biscuits, muffins, cakes, pancakes and even potato chips. Pumpkins themselves […]

The REAL Deal?

I recently heard a podcast by Rick Warren in which he posed the question: If being a Christian was suddenly outlawed – would there be enough evidence to convict you?” This probing question reminded me […]

THE GREATEST RE-GIFT

Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God. ~ Leo Buscaglia A couple of weeks ago, I watched a video of a street performer mesmerizing […]