What’s in a Word?

Several years ago, I heard a speaker talking about an incident that happened on his blog. He had written a post that was a little less than friendly toward a public figure. The post was not meant to be hurtful or mean — it was just a funny jab at someone else’s expense. Soon, comments … More What’s in a Word?

What Halloween taught me about Convictions

Halloween is just a few days away. There are cobwebs, skeletons, and other creepy things loaded up on shelves. Costumes hang just a few rows away from the Christmas decorations. Halloween is an odd holiday for church people. The opinions are varying and sometimes very strong. Inevitably, many Christian bloggers write about why a Christian … More What Halloween taught me about Convictions

More than Conquerors

Now, in all these things we are are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. Romans 8: 37 More than several years ago I was a history teacher. World History, American History, Government, etc. I enjoyed a lot about teaching but my favorite moments were the light bulb moments. Light bulb moments happened when … More More than Conquerors

3 Hints to Live More Authentically Joyful

When Life happens it’s not always pretty. In fact, sometimes it’s down right ugly. There are times when the struggle is very real. In those times, bitterness, frustration, anger, and/or confusion can lead to short tempers, unkind words, fake smiles, and any number of harmful behaviors. About six months ago, I had reach a point … More 3 Hints to Live More Authentically Joyful

Freedom in Christ

As this posts, I’m already half way to Curacao. Our flight has taken off and I’m probably doing what I always do on plane rides or car rides or really any time I don’t have to be conscious during travel — I’m sleeping. However, since I’ve shared about our Curacao trip several times, I thought … More Freedom in Christ