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?

What Is Your Ambition?

“My ambition has always been to preach the Good News where the name of Christ has never been heard, rather than where a church has already been started by someone else.” Romans 15:2. The Apostle Paul was one ambitious person. God planted the desire in his heart to preach the Good News to people who … Continue reading What Is Your Ambition?

Monday Morning Prayer

“Dear brothers and sisters, be patient as you wait for the Lord’s return. Consider the farmers who patiently wait for the rains in the fall and in the spring. They eagerly look for the valuable harvest to ripen. You, too, must be patient. Take courage, for the coming of the Lord is near. Don’t grumble … Continue reading Monday Morning Prayer

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!)