Archives: February 2013

THE STRENGTH OF PATIENCE

February 14, 2013 - God

“The strength of patience hangs on our capacity to believe that God is up to something good for us in all our delays and detours.”  -John Piper, Battling Unbelief: Defeating Sin with Superior Pleasure  

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ENGAGE THE ENEMY — MAKE THE CALL — DO THE RIGHT THING

February 13, 2013 - Radical Hope

Making the right decision for the right reason doesn’t always feel good. In fact, sometimes it’s painful. But when the alternative is sin—when the alternative is turning your back on God’s commands, there is no choice.

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THE COST OF NON-DISCIPLESHIP

February 12, 2013 - God

“The cost of our nondiscipleship is high for those without Christ. It is high also for the poor of the world” David Platt – Radical

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THE TRUTH ABOUT MANOLOGY IS NO SECRET

February 11, 2013 - Romance

A new book hit the market this week. The title is Manology, Secrets Of Your Man’s Mind Revealed. If you’re tempted to go buy it to finally gain insight into your husband or boyfriend’s behavior, you would be better...

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DADS–WHAT COULD BE MORE IMPORTANT THAN THIS?

February 8, 2013 - Parenting

There is no higher calling than Dad. Unfortunately not all dads are up to the task—some take the responsibility seriously and pour themselves into it, others not so much.

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INSTEAD OF IMAGINING ALL THE THINGS WE CAN ACCOMPLISH …

February 7, 2013 - God

“Instead of imagining all the things we can accomplish, we ask God to do what only he can accomplish. Yes, we work, we plan, we organize, and we create, but we do it all while we fast, while we...

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FOUR SIMPLE STEPS ADD ROMANCE TO YOUR MARRIAGE

February 6, 2013 - Marriage, Romance

I was asked to describe my wife in one word. But I couldn’t decide which one to use—beautiful, lovely, kind, generous, giving, dedicated, Godly, honorable, sweet, beautiful, soft, loving, tender, energetic, spunky, romantic, beautiful, faithful, intelligent, fun, bubbly, compassionate,...

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OPPORTUNITIES OF LIFE

February 5, 2013 - Miscellaneous

“Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.” -Jim Carrey  

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HOW TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE THAT COUNTS FOR ETERNITY

February 4, 2013 - Miscellaneous

It’s good to be back home today—even though I miss being over there. Traveling as much as I do, it would seem that I shouldn’t be surprised at what happens when God moves—but I always am. I’m reminded of...

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HERE’S AN IDEA FOR SOMETHING TO DO IN THE DARK

February 1, 2013 - Parenting

When my children were little, I really enjoyed playing with them. They loved building things with Lego blocks, drawing or playing the Mall Madness game. But it’s strange how the most favorite things did not happen the way they...

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