ONE THING CHRISTIAN PARENTS CAN DO TO BUILD FAITH INTO THEIR CHILDREN

Church is important. Gathering for worship is an anchor for anyone who follows Jesus. But when it comes to building faith in your kids, Christian parents can’t rely on the church alone. It’s a mathematical situation: the church has maybe two or three hours with your kids a week and the home has the other … Read more

PRODUCE LASTING LIFE CHANGE WITH THESE FOUR SIMPLE TRUTHS

Several years back, I attended a worship leaders conference and one of speakers, Steve Reynolds, had written a book called, Get Off the Couch: 6 Motivators to Help You Lose Weight and Start Living: A Man’s A.C.T.I.O.N. Plan. I skimmed the book in 2012 and am now re-reading it. After a year and a half … Read more

AS A CHURCH MEMBER, ARE YOU MORE OF A CUSTOMER OR AN EMPLOYEE?

I can’t help but think of the church as I’m reading Leading at a Higher Level by Ken Blanchard. The stories of turning customers into “raving fans” are inspiring and powerful. I understand that the church is a unique, supernatural institution and that God’s Spirit can work in mighty ways even in our lack of … Read more

CANARIES

There was a man driving down the road behind an 18 wheeler, at every stoplight the trucker would get out of the cab, run back and bang on the trailer door. After seeing this at several intersections in a row the motorist followed him until he pulled into a parking lot. When they both had … Read more

BIRTHDAYS

My four-year-old son told me that it was his stuffed animal’s birthday today.  Since this was probably the third birthday this animal had in about as many weeks, I commented that she seems to have a lot of birthdays.  He explained, “Well, the older you get, the faster they come!”

CARD GAME

A bunch of men were sitting around playing cards.  “I win!” said Harry. Joe threw down his hand, “That’s it! I’ve had it! Harry is cheating!!!” “How can you tell?” Phillip asked. “Those aren’t the cards I dealt him!”

AIRLINE COUNTER

I think the lady at the airline counter just threatened me. She looked me dead in the eye and said,”“Window or aisle?” I laughed in her face and replied, “Window or you’ll what?”