Approaching 2015 I felt all of this pressure to have a “word” for the year. I’m not sure where all of this started but for the past several years I have had a word or a phrase that has been a central focus. But this year it seemed like the message of “having a word … More Joy, joy, joy down in my heart
I love being outdoors! Whether it is day/night or hot/cold outside, I’d rather be enjoying the outdoors than the indoors any day of the week! I recently was talking with a few of my kids. I talked about how in the evening after the sun goes down about my love for sitting on the deck … More Look Up…
Margaret Feinberg’s new book, Fight Back with Joy is out and and it is another fantastic challenge brought to you in only the way Margaret can deliver. Over the years there have been many authors who have challenged me into a deeper walk. But none have connected with me in such a real and personal way as she has … More Fight Back with Joy – Margaret Feinberg
One of my favorite authors, Margaret Feinberg, has been through a brutal fight with cancer and shares the unexpected lessons she discovered along the way in her new book and Bible study Fight Back With Joy. It’s been inspiring to learn how Margaret has been practicing a defiant joy, and I thought you might like … More The Secret To Living A Defiant Joy: An interview with Margaret Feinberg
Are you familiar with the ending to the movie “Cast Away”? Tom Hanks is standing there in the middle of this intersection in the middle of Nowhere, TX. As far as he can see in all directions is nothing – yet he has been given the gift of life to be lived another day. If … More Crossroads
For the past several years I have trained for the Cox Atlanta Bike MS Ride at Callaway Gardens in Georgia. This event supports the fight against MS. Each year I have a plan on how I want to accomplish my goal. I have a plan that requires a lot of time and my family is … More What’s your plan?
When I was a student at Lee College, I took a class that had as one of it’s books, “Will Our Children Have Faith?” I don’t recall anything about the book today beyond the title. The title has stuck with me through the years. At various moments, it would come to mind and help me … More “Daddy, I want to pray for you.”
When you step back to take a look at your life, what do you see? How do you evaluate your place or position? What tool do you use to measure in order to see if you are where you need to be or want to be in life? There are many voices and tools “out … More Finish the race
Inspiration comes in so many ways. But for me, music inspires me just as much as anything else in and around my life. Most of my teenage years were heavily influenced by music. So much so, it’s influence culminated while at a KISS concert in 1983, I gave my life to Jesus while at that … More Adonai, Master of the earth and sky…
I recently read an article posted on Facebook. I was shocked at what I read concerning a “leader in the church.” I thought that can’t be true. Yet before I investigated the truth of what I read – I sent the link to a couple of my friends. Later in the evening, I was discussing … More Why do you believe what you believe?