Looking around me, I see that the men whom I looked up to as mentors, teachers, and counselors are getting older and passing from this life. Men whom I consider as participants in influencing me to become a preacher are making the transition from this life toward the next. I will miss them. One of … Continue reading Who’s Next?
(Note: I posted this on FB last Friday and had a few shares and comments. I thought that I would post it on The Morning Drive so those that do not follow me on FB can understand my state of mind). I am tired. I am frustrated. I am usually a positive person. At this … Continue reading I’m Tired and I Wonder . . .
Heroes come in many different forms. Some wear uniforms: military, paramedic, police officers, firefighters, doctors, and nurses. Some of them live among us and often go unnoticed. These are what many commonly call "unsung heroes." Romans 13:7 partially reads, "Pay to all what is owed to them: . . . honor to whom honor is … Continue reading Honoring Heroes
I heard that phrase this morning. I don't like that phrase. Church shopping makes church sound like a consumer product. If I put out a good product, better than another product, I will have more attendees which means more hands to do the work offering the opportunity to do more work. I can also see … Continue reading Church Shopping?!
There is something our society needs to hear. There is something we need to listen too. But before I share what that is, I need to confess somethings. The first is that I need to hear it as well. The second this is . . . I am different. Ask those that know me, they … Continue reading What Needs to be Said
Two years ago yesterday my younger brother, Charles (the one without a fedora), ended his fight with a glioblastoma. A glioblastoma is an aggressive malignant brain tumor. At age 43, his battle was over. I despise cancer! I immediately wanted to take the high emotional and spiritual road that says, "This was for the best. … Continue reading Two Years
Paradise Regained © B. Scott McCown, September 13, 2018 God looked out over Creation He considered all that He made. Man, He placed in the Garden Man’s home if he simply obeyed. ****************************************** But the tempter came into the Garden Witnessing the beauty and peace. He convinced Eve she was lacking Knowledge and choice that … Continue reading Paradise Regained
While driving in to the study this morning, the radio hosts (Skip and Amy on K-Love) reported that parents spend 40 hours a week worrying about their children. Most reporting that they lose sleep while worrying. The hosts mentioned that we are not supposed to worry reminding us that the Bible talks about not being … Continue reading Don’t Worry?
This fourth post concerning staying married is short and to the point: If you want a life-long lasting marriage, you Must Commit to Your Marriage as Permanent! Jesus' statement on marriage in Matt 19:9-12 makes marriage sound very permanent, And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits … Continue reading Commit to Staying Married
Learning to Express Affection and Appreciation. Couples who want to make their marriages survive will strive to interject life into their relationship. They remain involved in each other’s lives. They are the best of friends and communicate regularly. One major purpose of marriage according to Gen 2:18-22 is because man (Adam) by himself was lonely, … Continue reading Staying Married: Appreciation