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...
WORRY – What Does It Get You?

WORRY – What Does It Get You?

Do you ever worry?  We all worry from time to time.  Worry is a feeling of uneasiness, apprehension, or dread usually related to negative thoughts of something that may happen in the future.  Worry can consume people like a man-eating shark embedding its sharp teeth...
Coping with STRESS

Coping with STRESS

What Is Stress? While we might  think of stress as a set of unpleasant circumstances, it is actually our response to those circumstances. Stress is a part of life, but too much stress can cause us to behave in ways contrary to what we know is right and can take a toll...
August 14, 2018 – What Does it Mean to Follow Jesus?

August 14, 2018 – What Does it Mean to Follow Jesus?

Many people are on a quest to find what the world defines as “success” and “personal happiness.” Our culture provides countless models of wealthy, famous, well-dressed people who project that if we can just become like them, we’ll be happy. But what Hollywood and professional sports often project as “winners” are really unhappy and unfulfilled people.

DISCOURAGED And How to Defeat It!

DISCOURAGED And How to Defeat It!

Discouraged, And How To Defeat It! – We can be discouraged by so many things. The list is long, and no one is spared from being disappointed by their situation or the people around them. Sometimes it’s hard to get back on your feet; it can seem so hopeless....
FEAR And How to Overcome It!

FEAR And How to Overcome It!

Fear And How to Overcome It! – If there is too much fear in your life, you would do well to give it some attention. Those nagging thoughts and feelings can rob you of so much: peace of mind, trust in God, relationships with family and friends, and even your...
ISOLATION, A Dangerous Path to Walk

ISOLATION, A Dangerous Path to Walk

Isolation, A Dangerous Path to Walk – Isolation is one of the central problems that men face today. Sometimes they isolate them­selves on purpose, and sometimes life seems to crowd out spending time with others. Either way, dealing with isolation is critically...
May 1, 2018 – Believe and Receive

May 1, 2018 – Believe and Receive

A young man who worked in a store filled with aquariums explains that the most popular fish is the shark. If you catch a small shark and confine it, it will stay a size proportionate to the aquarium. Sharks can be six-inches long yet fully matured. But if you turn them loose in the ocean, they grow to their normal length of eight to ten feet.

April 3, 2018 – Believe and Receive

April 3, 2018 – Believe and Receive

He said that the most popular fish among his patrons was the shark. If you catch a small shark and confine it in an aquarium, it will stay a size proportionate to the aquarium. Sharks can be six-inches long yet fully matured. But if you turn them loose in the ocean, they grow to their normal length of eight feet and beyond.