Johnny As a teenager, we cruised! We got in our cars and trucks and drove around our little sleepy town every Friday and Saturday night. Surrounded by fields of corn and soybeans, there wasn’t much to do, so we crept through the strip playing our music loud while chasing our teenage dreams. I had a… Continue reading Sacrificing Virtue for Success
I was Samuel. I am Winston. My story is as common as a pine tree in the countryside of Georgia. The doesn’t know how to grow up into a man so he makes a mess of his life in a reckless pursuit of his heart, his masculinity and his identity. I have left a lot… Continue reading Samuel, Churchill & Me
To be read all the way through: For Christians and some other faith groups this quote makes sense because we see the world through a specific lens. A lens that understands that God creates people with a moral standard and he has placed a soul in every human. In this, every life is to be… Continue reading Where did our moral compass go?
#1 Spirit Empowered Confidence The feeling conviction and belief that we can rely on Jesus no matter what. We have to have a growing knowledge and experience that this is true. “There is only one God, and Christ Jesus is the only one who can bring us to God.” 1 Timothy 2:5 “Such confidence as… Continue reading 6 Ways Christians Should Respond to Cultural Opposition
I have a confession to make. I like to talk. I like to talk. And I like to be heard. I had to repeat that because you tuned me out for a minute. Anyway, I am an extrovert that can stand to be alone, but likes to have meaningful conversations. But if I am honest, there are conversations that are… Continue reading I am Challenged.
Remember when you were a child and you read, "The Little Engine That Could?" I do, and I remember that every time I read it ... he made it. Earth shattering... I know. That story has been inspiring the minds of children since 1906. But why? Is it the fact that we can do anything we put our minds… Continue reading The Little Engine That Could
If you are not the person you thought you would become, and it's a problem. Then change the person you are, so you can become the person you wanted to be. Life is worth more than sorry excuses. Always be who God made you to be and you will find yourself... every time.
"The streets and fields, the homes and markets of the world are an art gallery displaying not culture, but new creations in Christ."- Traveling Light by Eugene H. Peterson We, the Redeemed, are the new creations that the world needs to see and experience. What part of the art are you displaying today? Preach the… Continue reading The Artwork of the Gospel
I ran across this in another blog, and had to share it with you. Why A Daughter Needs A Dad: 100 Reasons by Gregory E. Lang This book offers 100 reasons why a daughter needs a dad, but here are my top 10: A daughter needs a dad... to show her that true love is… Continue reading Daddy’s and their girls
The rhythm of life is busy, isn't it? Sometimes I don't know if I am coming or going. Yet, every morning I put my best foot forward and strive to get more done. We face a challenge to either remove something or add something to make life more tolerable. I encourage you to choose well.… Continue reading Life’s Rhythm