When you are doing what you believe God has told you to do, be prepared for what happens next.

Precipice

But keep in mind—you can’t prepare for what happens next. This is especially true when that broad, smooth path suddenly becomes a rocky, narrow precipice.

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YOU WILL NOT BE JUDGED

September 11, 2014 — Leave a comment

Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.

Luke 6:37

Ug. (me)

EV-D68, the newest of the enteroviruses to force its way into society is here, and it’s dangerous.

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Enteroviruses are not new to us, with more than 100 types causing up to 15 million infections annually. EV-D68 infections are much less common, but have become life threatening to children in the current outbreak.

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IF WE’RE NOT SEEKING

September 9, 2014 — Leave a comment

If we’re not actively seeking to introduce the lost to God, whatever it is we’re doing is worthless.

In a perfect world, marriages go on happily ever after.

But in reality, I see heartbreak fairly often. From a Biblical perspective, what are we supposed to do with the pieces?

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TREMBLE FOR OUR NATION

September 5, 2014 — Leave a comment

Do you tremble for your country?

America laid waste

The world has always been in a state of unrest, at least somewhere. With instability in the Middle East, nuclear weapons discovered where environments are hostile and volatile, terrorism erupting in every country—what does it mean for the United States?

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IT DOESN’T MATTER

September 4, 2014 — Leave a comment

It doesn’t matter if you know what’s right, unless you do what’s right. 

THE MARRIAGE KILLER

September 3, 2014 — Leave a comment

I have been aware of something peculiar to Americans for quite some time—rudeness. I realize that this trait is not specific to our country, but it has a flare here that you won’t find elsewhere. This is especially true in marriage.

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Husbands and wives who struggle with tension in their marriages slowly allow the walls of common courtesy to deteriorate. They want to be heard. They desire to feel justified, so they speak out even when it isn’t their turn.

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IMPACT OTHERS

September 2, 2014 — Leave a comment

The only way to be certain we impact others for Christ is to live for Christ every day – really. 

Some husbands would rather let you lead than for them to do it.

Leadership

Biblically speaking, the husband should lead whether it’s the two of you or a family of ten.

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