January 3, 2023 – Getting Older
Our major battle in life is not with the aging process but with choosing the right attitude and character to glorify our Lord. Rather than focus on aches and pains, we can choose an attitude of thanksgiving and grace.
April 20, 2021 – Age is No Excuse
I have enjoyed the pleasure that came from several friends and mentors in my life who were in their later years. Most churches and Christian ministries today could not continue without the totality of the dedication and determination of these senior committed Christians sharing their gifts and talents.
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...
July 10, 2018 – The Grandest People of All – Part 2
How can grandparents use their “grand positions” to the best advantage? God’s Word says that grandchildren are “a crown to the aged” (Proverbs 17:6). I believe we wear that “crown” by actively investing in their lives. There are five tools I’ve found helpful in being a grandparent or adopted grandparent:
July 3, 2018 – The Grandest People of All – Part I
Grandparents have another magical ingredient that parents often lack – TIME. Kornhaber has found that children who are close to at least one grandparent are more emotionally secure than other children; and they have more positive feelings about older people and about the process of aging.
August 1, 2017 – Fly Fishing and Faith
In my library are several books that talk about the art of angling. Interestingly enough, angling is not a new endeavor, but is spoken about in several places in the Bible. Remember Jesus asked Peter to cast his line into the water to catch a fish that had a silver coin in its mouth, the annual temple tax – a stater – that would pay the fee for Jesus and Peter.
Why Men Go to ChurchThe good news is that men desperately need what only a loving, nurturing, and Christ-centered church can offer. Through the ministry of the church, the following needs of a man can be met: To know God and really feel His unconditional love (Rom. 1:20) To find rest for...
Transformation of the Carnal ManWhat is it that a mature Christian can do to help our brothers find the joy and peace in their lives that transform them into the likeness of Christ? The carnal nature of every man wants to rule. We have such difficulty letting go and letting God. By our nature we are...
April 4, 2017 – Cell Phones and the Bible
I wonder what would happen if we treated our Bible like we treat our cell phones… if we utilized God’s word in the same way we did our smartphone technology? Something to think about!
A Word to Mentors
When life deals us a lousy hand, and important relationships seem without hope, we need to reflect upon some of God’s promises and encouragement. As mentors, we have a host of fulfilled promises and events from God’s Word what can help encourage someone needing help.