Nothing Into Something

A third time he asked him, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” Peter was hurt that Jesus asked the question a third time. He said, “Lord, you know everything. You know that I […]

When Is Enough Enough?

Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have… –Hebrews 13:5a Global statistics report that if you have a roof over your head and a meal on your […]

A Better Mind!

We were made to think about something bigger, better, richer than ourselves. Dallas Willard, a favorite author if mine, said, “We were made to have a mind enthralled with God – – a mind that […]

Faith can be spelled, “R.I.S.K.”

Clarity?  Faith?  Trust? Risk? Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. […]

Healthy Things Grow!

Years ago, a pastor shared with our pastoral staff that, “Healthy things grow.”  It impacted me at the time and continues to impact me now.  Have you ever noticed that healthy things grow?  Plants, children, […]

Life is Hard, but God is Good!

Gal. 2:20 “I am crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me, and the life which I now live in the flesh, I live by faith in […]

Call Out the Best in Others

Affirm what could be… Encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. –1 Thessalonians 5:11 I was having lunch with a friend who told me, “I’ve listened to […]

A Case of Happy

Does “happy” rub off? For the despondent, every day brings trouble; But for the happy heart, life is a continual feast. –Proverbs 15:15 (NLT) A few years ago, a study was published reporting that emotions […]

Give More! Live More!

Give More to Live More! John 12:24 says, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much […]