JOY— The Spirit of God

JOY— The Spirit of God

Most men at one time on another desired to be “that guy.” You know, the person with a great family, a good career, all the money necessary to afford the neatest toys, and the physical assets that set you apart from others. But what if all that isn’t enough to give you...
MONEY— A Tool or A Purpose?

MONEY— A Tool or A Purpose?

Money is a wonderful thing if we don’t have the pursuit of wealth as our primary focus.  Someone once said that more people can be trusted with poverty than those who can handle great wealth. No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the...
June 12, 2018 – A Fish Story

June 12, 2018 – A Fish Story

A person had a large aquarium that served as a home for an adult pike. The researcher noticed that every time he put minnows in the tank the pike would quickly gobble them up. As part of an experiment, the investigator decided to slip a plate of glass into the tank separating the pike from the area where he would introduce the baitfish. He then placed some minnows on the side away from the pike.

June 5, 2018 – Through It All

June 5, 2018 – Through It All

Gordon is one of the most remarkable people I’ve ever met. Despite his blindness, he is one of the most sought-after musicians in Nashville. If you look at the credits of a Brad Paisley, Alan Jackson, or Martina McBride album anxious to find the name of the great piano player who adds so much musical flavor to those top-selling records, the name Gordon Mote, an accomplished musician, master prankster, and devoted Christian will appear on the album jacket.

May 29, 2018 – Getting After It

May 29, 2018 – Getting After It

Sadhu Sundar Singh and a companion were traveling through a high pass in the Himalayan Mountains when they came across a body lying in the snow. The man was barely alive. Sadhu told his traveling companion they needed to help the stranger. The fellow climber felt his best chance to reach the summit was to move on and make it on his own.

May 22, 2018 – Encourage The Downhearted

May 22, 2018 – Encourage The Downhearted

It was a cold New York December day just before Christmas. A little boy, who was about 10 years old, was standing in front of a shoe store on the roadway, barefoot, peering through the big plate-glass window, and shivering with cold. An older lady approached the boy and said, “My little fellow, why are you looking so earnestly in that window?” The young boy responded, “I was asking God to give me a pair of shoes.”