How to Find Joy… Even If You’re Not Jolly
December 4th, 2019
There are many parts of the holiday season that I absolutely love and there are many parts that are down right joy stealers. I’m talking about traffic, crowded malls and grumpy shoppers. Just to name ...
Five Ways to Show Them You’re Thankful
November 27th, 2019
For the past couple of years I have smoked our Thanksgiving Day turkey and this year will be no different. I will yet again cook the world’s most delicious turkey.Do you know what I have to do to get ...
How To Knock On God's Door
November 21st, 2019
We’ve reached the season where FedEx, UPS, USPS and Amazon will be delivering a ton of packages to homes across the country. I love the convenience of home delivery but there’s one thing that drives m...
Are Your Prayers Cool?
November 15th, 2019
I remember listening to a conference where one of the speakers was bragging about how much time he would spend in prayer. I wouldn’t have thought anything of it except he mentioned it ten times throug...
Is God hiding?
November 7th, 2019
I was at church the other day and noticed some kids playing hide and seek in the sanctuary. It was everything you would expect from the classic game. The seeker kept her eyes open when she counted. Th...
How Big Is Heaven?
November 1st, 2019
Old Blue is what we called the powder blue Ford Ranger we drove when we were first married. It was our only car for a time. It had just enough room for me in the driver’s seat, my wife in the middle a...
Find What You’re Looking For
October 24th, 2019
Where do the missing socks go? I never lose a shirt in the dryer or a pair of jeans but a sock will vanish every time. It’s one of the great mysteries of the universe.Even crazier is that no matter ho...
Building Something Great
October 17th, 2019
I’ve spent a good part of my life building things. I’ve built retaining walls, businesses, ministries and a garden that died. During that time of success and failure I’ve learned the single most impor...
How To Control Your Anxiety
October 10th, 2019
Anxiety! That’s a fun word to say. Have you ever had to deal with it?I deal with it every time I have to go to the doctor. I absolutely HATE it! I get sick to my stomach, nervous and grumpy. Can you r...
Winning Over Temptation
October 3rd, 2019
Do you know what the problem is with temptation? It’s really tempting. Go figure!The good news is that there’s a way out of EVERY temptation you face. Yes, I said “every.” 1 Corinthians 10:13 tells us...
Hot Sale On New Hearts
September 26th, 2019
Do you know what the problem is with hearts? You often don’t know there’s a problem until it’s too late. You have a heart attack then the doctor says, “Hey you have a heart problem” and you wish you h...
Rock, Paper, Scissors and Winning
September 19th, 2019
Have you ever competed in something and lost? If so, then you know what defeat feels like. You would also know that winning feels so much better.At a men’s conference I recently attended men from twen...