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.

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

Depression, Encouragement, Life, Wisdom

When You Have an Elephant on Your Chest

Do you ever feel like there is an elephant sitting on your chest?  Me too. I have a confession.  I am a worrier.  It is not something of which I am proud, but it is true.  My wife reminds me often that I worry too much. Sound familiar? It is my conviction that God gives… Continue reading When You Have an Elephant on Your Chest