Crazy Bread

Recently, I went into Little Caesar’s needing 5-6 pizzas and saw a sign reading: “Free Crazy Bread!” The thought consumed my attention (thoughts) & captivated my affection (desires). I wanted free Crazy Bread – that’s all I could think about. I pray that this message is to you what that sign was to me…

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My Life . . . Connecting the Dots

This is as transparent as I've ever been on my blog before... A little while back, my life-coach challenged me to journey back in time, visiting each season of life, trying to remember what I learned and what made me feel alive. This connect-the-dot, bread-crumb-trail-through-time exercise has created something wonderful for me. I hope you enjoy... Childhood // … Continue reading My Life . . . Connecting the Dots

Hope Lives

On April 10, on Fox and Friends, Bill O’Reilly said: “No one knows if Jesus’ resurrection really happened.” If you were asked to prove the Resurrection as fact, could you? 1 Corinthians 15 includes the oldest-known New Testament passage... a CREED written shortly after the events that it records. This creed has 4 simple parts...

A Low-Life Living for a High-Calling

Too many Christians live divided lives. One part enjoys the things of the world and the other part tries to live for the Lord. Getting wrapped up in “things,” they lose the joy and peace they ought to have in Christ. Nothing will keep our minds spiritual more than looking for the coming of Christ. Find out how being a Christian gives you a 'high calling' to live for...

Don’t Let STUFF Steal Your Joy

Too many Christians get wrapped up in “things” and lose the joy and peace they ought to have in Christ. They “mind earthly things” and lack that spiritual mind of the dedicated believer. Notice how many times the word “things” is used in this chapter. Here Paul describes the spiritual mind—the mind that thinks God’s thoughts and is directed toward God’s goals.

A Matter of Perspective

In order to provide for our families, we work more hours or more jobs. We spend more time at work or looking for work knowing good and well our family needs the husband and father around more. But something occurred to me a while ago; the large company I work for doesn’t want me working more. In fact, the company doesn’t want me at all. If you spend the majority of your day working and reading/studying the Bible so you can provide for and lead your family, what are you left with when you realize you work for a company that doesn’t want you and serve a God that doesn’t need you?