I have 3 questions for you today. Question 1: When we look back on our lives, in general, what is it that we can think about, focus on and feel? We tend to remember our hurts, wounds, and regrets. If we aren’t forgiving, we can hold grudges against people. And if we don’t forgive ourselves, we can live in regret for our bad choices. Question 2: When we look into the future, in general, what is it that . . . Read More »
Relaxing in Jesus
The Success Series Continues
Is It Even Possible To Relax?
If I asked you if you were relaxed or able to relax, how would you answer that question? For some of us, this question would be met with laughter, or a big sigh, and then a long list of things that we are doing, dealing with, or walking through that would never allow us to relax. I don’t know about you, but it is difficult to relax as we walk through life, which by the way, seems to be . . . Read More »
Christian Atheist – Is God the Basis of Truth?
Last year, the Cultural Research Center of Arizona Christian University surveyed 2,000 U.S. adults from four major groups: Pentecostals, Charismatics, Mainline Protestants, and Catholics about 51 topics including marriage, absolute truth, the sanctity of human life, and the authority of the Bible. The leading researcher, George Barna, concluded the following. “The most startling realization is how many people in our churches are adopting unbiblical beliefs. American Christians are undergoing a ‘post-Christian Reformation.’ It certainly seems as if the . . . Read More »
Responding to COVID-19
Just a few days ago I went to the gym and was looking forward to my daughter’s Track and Field season starting. Now we are encouraged to not even leave the house. What happened? It’s hard to catch up to the reality of it all. If you watch the news, a sense of fear and worry can just overwhelm your heart. Scripture says, Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries . . . Read More »
How to Get Past Anxiety
Welcome to the Christmas season! It’s December 1 and that means you have 24 days to buy me a present. I believe, you buying me a present, would bring you joy. Just kidding. We are talking about joy this December. The idea of joy is everywhere. Joy is in our Christmas songs like, ‘Joy to the world.’ Joy is in every commercial and store you visit. They are trying to make you believe that when you buy something . . . Read More »