Bible, Discouragement, Encouragement, Life

90% Attitude. 10% Ability.

I used to work for a great pastor who had a peculiar sign hanging on his office door.  The sign read, "90% Attitude. 10% Ability."  Over the years, I have given more thought to that message.  I believe attitude does make the difference Learn from a Bible Example - I Corinthians 16:9 For a great… Continue reading 90% Attitude. 10% Ability.

Joy

A Thumbs Up

I wish you could know my sweet grandmother. She is one of those people that just makes you feel loved, excited, and happy all at the same time. We grew up calling her, "Nanny." (By the way, she's still my Nanny!) It's always fun to watch her get excited and do the Nanny stomp! She… Continue reading A Thumbs Up

Encouragement

Handfuls of Purpose

Let's take a little (much-needed!) break from the Coronavirus, and let's consider a great truth in the word of God. And let fall also some of the handfuls of purpose for her, and leave them, that she may glean them, and rebuke her not. - Ruth 2:16 Boaz told his servants to leave handfuls of… Continue reading Handfuls of Purpose

Encouragement

Where is God?

Recently, I spoke with a person who was genuinely seeking answers about God and COVID-19. The question he had was, "Where is God in all of this?" As people are suffering, where is God? As people are scared, where is God? God has not left nor forsaken His people! God has not been caught by… Continue reading Where is God?

Encouragement, Faith

This is Not a Time for Fear but for Faith

COVID-19. Coronavirus. These words have sparked fear into American culture and around the world. Toilet paper has been scarce, supplies have been more scarce, and some businesses are changing their models. People are worried about paying bills, children out of school, and how to get back to normal life. Yet, I believe that even though… Continue reading This is Not a Time for Fear but for Faith

Death, Hell, Salvation

What Happens When a Person Dies Without Christ?

If you strip away all of the labels, the divisions, the classes, and the standings of people, you realize that there are two types in this world:  those who are saved and those who are lost.  We know from the Scriptures what happens when a saved man dies, but what happens when an unbeliever leaves… Continue reading What Happens When a Person Dies Without Christ?

Christian, Death, Heaven, Hell

What Happens When a Christian Dies?

There is much grief in our world.  Many of us carry around the anguish of having lost someone close to our hearts.  There are questions that loom about death and what comes in the "after life." The Bible tells us that there is something after death. And as it is appointed unto men once to… Continue reading What Happens When a Christian Dies?

Life, Philosophy, Wisdom

How to Make Good Decisions

By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter:  choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;  esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt:  for he had respect unto… Continue reading How to Make Good Decisions

Bible, Guilt, Salvation

Guilt of the Past

But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities:  the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. - Isaiah 53:5 Have you ever done something that you wish you could take away?  Do you have something in your life that haunts you to this… Continue reading Guilt of the Past

Family, Homes, Husband, Love, Marriage, Wife

Christmas Gifts & Kryptonite

Merry Christmas (Eve)! Where has 2018 gone? I wish you all a special and blessed Christmas season as you celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. I wanted to share a Christmas story that I hope will put a smile on your face as you enjoy the holiday season. After all, a merry heart doeth… Continue reading Christmas Gifts & Kryptonite