Correction Builds Character

I remember the time I was asked to coach basketball in my first job teaching in a Christian school.  I explained that I had never coached basketball before; and they explained that I would be…

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Truth Mixed With Faith

Just having good information is not enough.  Action must be mixed with the information you have.  We are living in a time that I would say is an information explosion.  My family and I watched…

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It’s Your Choice

Your choices will determine your direction.  Your direction is directly tied to your attitudes.  Today you will have a decision to have a good attitude about what you are facing, or to have a bad…

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From the Cradle to the Cross for You

Santa Claus and Rudolph and mistletoe and candy canes and tinsel and shopping and … have crowded our attention with the purpose of replacing the real meaning of Christmas.  Today I was reading in the…

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For Your Own Good

I remember when I was a little boy having to take some very nasty tasting medicine.  I’ve heard horror stories of castor oil (I have a feeling that is the medicine I’m talking about), but…

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It’s Easy to Bend

“Just have one drink … it won’t kill you.”  “Just try it, everybody else is doing it.  All your friends are doing it.  It won’t hurt you.”  “Nobody sees what you’re doing, go ahead and…

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God in the Middle

“God is our Refuge and Strength, a very present help in trouble.   Therefore will not fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; though the…

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God is God

Of all the relationships we have on this earth, God has the right to expect our whole hearted devotion to Him.  After all, He made us … we turned our back on Him … He…

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Obey Him! He Is God!

“Know therefore this day, and consider it in thing heart, that the LORD He is God in Heaven above, and upon the earth beneath: There is none else.  Thou shalt keep therefore His statutes, and…

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Why Don’t You Ever Call?

Usually when I call one of my friends, the first thing he says to me is something like, “I had not heard from you for so long that I thought you had died.”  He’s exaggerating,…

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