Eagerly Serving

How willing are you to help someone in need? Are you willing to step in and lend a helping hand when there is a task to be done? Will you help those suffering from a disaster? Are you willing to mentor someone facing challenges? Most of us are willing to help family and friends. WeContinue reading “Eagerly Serving”

Give Extravagantly

What gifts do you anticipate for different celebrations throughout the year? Do you expect especially large gifts at Christmas? Do you desire to give expensive gifts at Christmas? Have you considered the gifts brought to Jesus at His birth? We generally like to receive gifts. As we get older, we look forward to giving moreContinue reading “Give Extravagantly”

Unseat Divisiveness

What kinds of arguments are you having with someone else? Are you arguing over politics? Do you argue over vaccines and masks? Are you allowing your differing opinions, whether based on fact or not, to be divisive? Do you see the destruction all around you? There is more divisiveness today than there has been inContinue reading “Unseat Divisiveness”

The Cost of Freedom

As we head into this weekend to celebrate our country’s Independence Day, we often see freedom in commercials, on billboards, on social media—basically everywhere we turn. Have you taken time to contemplate what freedom for our country and as a Christian means? As someone who served in our military for twenty years, I take ourContinue reading “The Cost of Freedom”

One Body

Are you going through a tough time? Are you hurting due to loss? Do you need someone to lean on? Are you trying to carry the entire load on your own? Are you willing to allow others to help you? We all go through tough times. We all experience loss. We all experience hurt. ThereContinue reading “One Body”

Humble Yourself

Do you like it when people honor you for doing something well? Do you seek recognition for extraordinary talent or achievements? Are you frustrated when others are presented with awards? Have you realized you are called to be humble? We see people put on pedestals for their achievements. Our society is constantly looking for someoneContinue reading “Humble Yourself”

Water Flowing Over A Rock

What is your life’s ambition? Do you have high and lofty goals? Are you planning to change the world? Do you want to have a positive impact in your community? Are you willing to be like water rolling over a rock? When we are young, and sometimes not so young, we have big aspirations toContinue reading “Water Flowing Over A Rock”