8 09, 2016

Finding Peace in a Time of Turmoil

September 8th, 2016|Faith, Obedience|0 Comments

There is a verse in the Bible, Romans 12:18, that says “As far as your responsibility goes, live at peace with everyone." (JB Phillips) My first reaction is, easier said than done. Some people just don’t seem to bring out the peaceful nature in me. In my book, “If You’re a Christian and Everybody Likes You…Something’s Wrong” I realized that seven out of the ten chapters relate to those things we need to have working in our lives to live at peace with anyone, including ourselves. The single most important one is Obedience. As I have stated before I made this the first chapter, because if you are not willing to be obedient, the other nine chapters are useless. Living at [...]

29 08, 2016

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

August 29th, 2016|Faith|0 Comments

This is from Dickens “A Tale of Two Cities”, but I am applying it to the “Tale of Two Countries”. Not since the Civil War of the Vietnam War has a country been so divided. During the Civil War it was over the issue of slavery and during Vietnam the “rightness” of the war. Today the country is divided because we are faced with two people vying for the job of President that no one seems to like or trust. On the face of it that seems rather ridiculous at best..."My candidate is bad but is less bad than yours.” That’s the issue…which of the two evils is less evil? As we draw ever closer to the elections that many [...]

4 08, 2016

Collision Course

August 4th, 2016|Faith|0 Comments

Quite a few years ago I was given the privilege of hearing a man named Ben Haden speak. I was not aware of the privilege it was at the time since I had yet to make a commitment to Christ. Yesterday I received, from a dear friend of mine and his, a book entitled “One on One: A Minute with Ben Haden.” This weeks blog post is from him. If you had to be perfectly frank, would you say that as a nation and as individuals---we’re on a collision course? You must have heard it because it’s been quoted for decades. It’s a lesson from history! The pattern has always been the same—from bondage to spiritual faith—from spiritual faith to [...]