There are people I disagree with. The list is . . . well, longer than I would like. My list includes people in power and others. I thought I would share with you some of the people (or at least their titles) I disagree with. (I am not going to tell you the reason we disagree, … Continue reading I Disagree
Have you ever said or acted in a way contrary to your stated convictions? Have you ever, at any time in the past or maybe even in the present, behaved in a way that was or is contrary to godliness or living Christ-like? Have you ever become caught up in a group conversation and spoke … Continue reading What Are We Going to Do?
Anytime I hear these words I panic a little. My heart rate increases, my blood pressure elevates, my forehead and palms start perspiring some, I have to loosen my collar, and take a deep breathe then release a sigh. The words, "we need to talk" almost always mean bad news. Am I in trouble? Have … Continue reading We Need to Talk
Marital lies. Not the lies one might tell their husband or wife like, "I did not forget that tomorrow was our anniversary." These marital lies are the ones we tell ourselves. These self-lies are often the root of the arguments and irritants in our marriages. My wife (husband) should make me happy. My husband (wife) has … Continue reading Don’t Believe the Lies
Yesterday afternoon, Amy and I went with J and Hannah Hall, Mark and Julia Smallwood, Chris and Chandra Clark, one college student, and about 10 youth group members to Breakout Tuscaloosa. If you are not familiar with Breakout it is a game house where you and up to seven friends are locked in a room … Continue reading Breaking Out
Temptation is a fact of life! There, I said it. The statement is true. We each face opportunities to do what is wrong, and many times we have the desire to see it through. Temptation! Even things that are for good purposes can become a snare toward evil. For instance, the desires that God placed … Continue reading Been Tempted Much?
The Apostle Paul writes, "We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed;" (2Cor 4:8-9). There are days I feel afflicted, perplexed, driven to despair, persecuted, and struck down. There are times when I feel as if a business has … Continue reading I am not Finished Yet
I ran across this note. I think it is from your child. I think these are some things that they want you to know, but do not know how to tell you, so they wrote them down. They must have misplaced them, and now that I have their words in my hands, I think I … Continue reading Mom and Dad
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About 4 years ago I heard Vance Hutton share a message entitled "Things to Remember." I wrote his list in the back leaf of my Bible and every once in a while I look back at it. I looked at the list this morning and decided I would share it with you because, well it is … Continue reading Ten Things to Think About