Category: Leader

Hudson Taylor’s Spiritual Secret

A few days ago I finished reading a biography titled Hudson Taylor’s Spiritual Secret. Hudson Taylor was an English doctor who accepted the call to become a missionary to China in the second half of the 18th Century. He was 21 years old when… Continue Reading “Hudson Taylor’s Spiritual Secret”

Rewards

Over the years I have discovered that many people see God’s Word as a rule book. When they read it or when it is shared with them, they perceive it as a long list of “do’s” and “don’ts”. I guess in some ways the… Continue Reading “Rewards”

Annoying Second Cousins

One of my sons was hired by a local grocery store chain. He came home last night and told me the new restrictions being implemented at the store because of COVID-19. After listening to him, I got anxious and frustrated. I went to bed… Continue Reading “Annoying Second Cousins”

A New Way to Think

I believe the following three things are simultaneously possible during the current medical threat: We can be socially responsible and still be social. We can live without being controlled by the fear of being infected. We can do both of the things mentioned above… Continue Reading “A New Way to Think”

Bigger, Better, Smarter, Holier, Higher

Have you noticed that sometimes people find God while going through difficulty, hardship, or loss? Countless people have told me they felt “closer” to God while going through a dark season.  Humans seem to turn on their God radar when facing a struggle that… Continue Reading “Bigger, Better, Smarter, Holier, Higher”

My Ground-Zero

Over the last two weeks I have made this comment: “I do not personally know anyone who has officially been diagnosed with COVID-19 or anyone who knows someone who has been officially diagnosed.” I can no longer say that. Last night, I received a… Continue Reading “My Ground-Zero”

The Promise

One of the most popular Bible promises to be referenced during times of trouble is Romans 8:28. I’m sure you are familiar with it, but just in case, here it is… And we know that in all things God works for the good of… Continue Reading “The Promise”

Wordless Prayers

Not everyday is an easy day to pray. At least, not for me. Some mornings I wake up with worries that will not let my mind go. I try to give them to God, but they just boomerang back into my mind. The worries… Continue Reading “Wordless Prayers”

Harvest of Good Deeds

Well…I’m still reading Romans. I read this verse today and immediately thought of sharing it with you. “…you are united with the one who was raised from the dead. As a result, we can produce a harvest of good deeds for God.” (Romans 7:4)… Continue Reading “Harvest of Good Deeds”

A Booster Shot of Hope

My habit is to wake up in the morning and spend some time with the Lord reading the Scriptures and praying. Today, while making my way to the couch, my mind was praying, “Lord, what can You say to me today that will encourage… Continue Reading “A Booster Shot of Hope”

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