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
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
As a new feature on The Morning Drive, I am going to share five articles I read from others this week, and every Friday, that I think you might be interested in. Some or them are just food for thought, others carry some practical advice. The topic are varied. I hope you enjoy these reads. On … Continue reading Five for Friday
I found this little clipping in a file of old church bulletin articles. There is no attribution to an author, just know it is not an original of my own creation. I just thought it was worth sharing on a Friday afternoon. How everyone can be nice to everyone: Be Silent when your words would … Continue reading For Everyone
Prayer is one of the most repeated commands in the Bible. There are many promised blessings attached to prayer - more than any other spiritual activity. That is why I am asking for you to help. This blog post is yours to complete. I am asking the community to provide answers to ENCOURAGE each other (me included) in … Continue reading One More on Prayer
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
If you are like me and everyone I know, you find yourself adopting some bad habits. You struggle to do what you know is right and find yourself doing things that waste your time while keeping you from investing in the work of God. Paul, that renowned apostle, understands your struggle. Notice his words, "For I … Continue reading Stop It! Quit Now!
This past Monday, I attended a Preacher’s Luncheon and Meeting in Double Springs, Alabama. There were about 50 preachers and other Church leaders at this gathering. As we began, Vance Hutton asked each preacher and leader to share advice or bits of wisdom that they received that helps them in their ministry. Here is a … Continue reading Advice to Preachers from Preachers and Others
This is the outline I preached from yesterday morning. I traditionally preach a sermon on marriage sometime around the 12th of August which is our wedding anniversary (this Aug 12 Amy and I will celebrate 21 years of marriage). Here are some things I learned through the years. - Scott How to Have a Happy … Continue reading How to Have a Happy Marriage
Maybe you can help me understand. I find difficulty with the recent announcement by Al and Tipper Gore that they are separating after 40 years of marriage. Maybe I find this difficult because my paternal grandparents were married nearly 50 years when my grandfather passed away. Maybe I find this difficult because my maternal grandparents … Continue reading After 40 Years?!