Do You Talk Too Much, Too?

“Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;”‭‭James‬ ‭1:19‬ ‭ESV‬‬ I got in trouble a lot for talking in school. My grade-school report cards were chocked full of BIG, red check marks for “talking too much in class.” In the 4th grade, no thanks to … Continue reading Do You Talk Too Much, Too?

The Sweet Smell of Victory

Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm. Ephesians 6:13 Contrary to what you may think, your spouse, children, friends, job, etc., are not the source of your struggles. The Bible tells us … Continue reading The Sweet Smell of Victory

4 + 4 = 8 (Always!)

This school year I've had the privilege of teaching children with special needs, specifically children who are delayed leaners. Everyday is a challenge for them. What they know one day they might not know the next, so I teach the same things over and over and pray one day it sticks! Repetition is the name … Continue reading 4 + 4 = 8 (Always!)

Examine, Repent, Return, REPEAT

The church needs revival and revival begins with you and with me. Who hasn’t heard or said that before? More times than not, we’re eager to admit and agree “the church” needs revival, but what good does that do if we’re not willing to examine our own hearts? What good does it do if we … Continue reading Examine, Repent, Return, REPEAT

All Riled Up!

When was the last time you got riled up without hearing all the facts? Every day people are becoming more skeptical and untrusting over the dumbest things! "Jumping" to conclusions has become the latest exercise! We have ceased to believe the best in people and automatically assume the worst. Giving people the benefit of the … Continue reading All Riled Up!