Sitting in Church this last weekend, much was made about the upcoming Independence Day. “Independence is wonderful, thank God for our independence, we need to celebrate our independence”. Similar to what I imagine came from the pulpits of most mainstream churches. Sitting there, clapping with the rest of the audience, got me thinking… in the context of freedom from… Read More
Independence or Dependence?
This Life Holds Nothing for Me… or does it?
This Life Holds Nothing for Me… or does it? Many Christian circles – especially among those truly trying to serve God – have come forward with some righteous rallying cries… This world is not my home! This life holds nothing for me! If I can just make it to heaven… it will be all right there! You can hear these… Read More
Thankfulness – In a world that wants to rob you of it.
Thankfulness. Just the word evokes feelings of contentment and the Fall season. Maybe that’s why the word came to me during one of my recent quiet times as I look out the window and watch the season turn, mug of tea in hand. If you ask someone, if they’re “Thankful”, especially around this time of year you’d probably get near… Read More
Who God is – Encouragement for the Hurt part 1
Several months ago a dear friend called needing some encouragement. As I walked through God’s promises of who He is, they told me that I needed to put it down in a blog post both so others could read it and so I didn’t have spend an hour on the phone with each person reciting it. As with most things… Read More
7 Ways to Show a Cop that they Matter…
7 Ways to Show a Cop That They Matter… to YOU One of most recent blog posts talked about how Blue Lives Matter… and we know most of you strongly agree with that. But how can you show it in a way that encourages the men and women in blue? Here are 7 tangible ways… 1. Hit ‘em in the… Read More
Blue Lives Matter… more
Blue Lives Matter… More. There I said it. And I mean it. While it is unconditionally true that all lives matter, I am curious when we stopped thinking of our Police, Fire and EMS civil servants as people who have chosen to dedicate their lives to making ours safe and instead consider them staff? Twenty years ago I became an… Read More