Giving up our right to understand

Jesus once said, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you…Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid” (John 14:27). Peace is the result of trusting God completely. The Bible also tells us that God’s peace surpasses human comprehension (Phil. 4:7). When we give up our right to [...]

By |2022-08-12T16:41:09-04:00August 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An Unfulfilled Dream

Almost every week I meet someone who is experiencing the pain of an unfulfilled dream. I’ve discovered that unfulfilled dreams become a part of the Lord’s strategy to get us to where we can know Him more intimately and become the most fruitful. Jesus said: “…unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and [...]

By |2021-06-21T15:38:33-04:00June 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One Thing I do

“But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus” (Phil. 3:13, 14). “One thing” includes four simple pieces of advice: Forget what is behind – we cannot change our past, so receive grace [...]

By |2021-01-19T13:20:04-05:00January 19th, 2021|Christian Living, Leadership, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Back to the basics

It was the first day of the Green Bay Packers football team training camp in 1961.  The team arrived to start a brand-new season after losing the championship the year before. Their famous coach, Vince Lombardi, shocked the team as he started with the most elemental statement. “Gentlemen,” he said, holding a pigskin in his right hand, [...]

By |2020-11-30T13:25:25-05:00November 30th, 2020|Christian Living, Leadership, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The faithfulness of God

I turn 70 today. And I have found Psalm 100:5 to be so true! “For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.” Just looking back the past few decades, LaVerne and I have been amazed at the faithfulness of God in our lives, in our family, and in the lives of those we love [...]

By |2020-11-16T13:12:07-05:00November 16th, 2020|Christian Living, Leadership, Uncategorized|2 Comments
Go to Top