The next presidential election is 365 days away. It looks like the race to the White House in 2020 is going to be one of the ugliest displays of American politics my generation has ever seen. How the candidates speak of each other and… Continue Reading “365 Days”
804 Words–Approximate Reading Time 3 minutes I used to hate reading. I don’t know why. My best guess is that for the first 22 years of my life I was told what to read, and honestly, I didn’t like much of it. Every English… Continue Reading “8 Books with Benefits”
1318 Words – Approximate Reading time 5 minutes I was bored and scanning through my Facebook page when I came across this post. HOW I FEEL ABOUT TRUMP: You’ve been on vacation for two weeks, you come home, and your basement is infested with… Continue Reading “Boredom Backfires”
Discovering where one comes from seems to shrink the size of the world.
That one word…immigrant…is packed with meaning, but it is not big enough to define a foreigner.
Many Christians today do not know these two verses are in the Bible.
Prayer is supposed to be a user-friendly activity. When done, I should know something good has happened. However, sometimes I find it difficult to feel positive. The issue is with me—not God. I realize I can pray anytime…anywhere…about anything; but when I really want… Continue Reading “Overcoming Mental Distractions When Praying”
Have you ever seen a fainting goat? Here is a video. History tells us a traveling farmer named John Tinsley brought 4 of these goats with him to central Tennessee from Nova Scotia in the 1880’s. He called them “stiff” goats. Their popularity sky… Continue Reading “Frightened”
“Don’t interrupt me!” That is what I wanted to say. I was busy. I was in my zone. I was finishing a sermon outline. Others needed me to get it done. I needed to get it done. Yet, here was this person standing in… Continue Reading “Pardon the Interruption”
The only reason I am sharing this is because I’ve had so many people ask. They did not start asking until about 6 weeks ago. Before then, no one seemed to notice; but over the last 6 weeks I think I’ve been frequently asked… Continue Reading “I Lost 14% of Me”