We are just over halfway through January and I have already known of 8 people who have passed away this year. Of those, I personally knew 3 of them. Each of these deaths have affected me or someone I know. The purpose of this post isn’t to talk about these deaths or the grief that … More Time is Short: What Are You Doing?
Jesus tells us in Matthew 11:28, Come to Me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Today in church we sang a song titled Come to Me. Come to me, I’m all you need. Come to me, I’m your everything. Christ followers know this. I grew up in a … More Turning to God
MERRY CHRISTMAS HAPPY HOLIDAYS Everyone this time of the year is wishing one another Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, or something like that. ‘Tis the season, right? The old song says, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year“. Is that true? Maybe not. I heard something on the radio recently that hit home with me … More Merry and Happy?… Maybe Not
This is my last of 4 posts for the book Live Second: 365 Ways to Make Jesus First by Doug Bender. I chose Week 9, Day 2 for this one. It is titled Branches. I am the vine; you are the branches. The one who remains in Me and I in him … More Live Second: Identity
Today is post number 3 of 4 to promote the book Live Second: 365 Ways to Make Jesus First, and I’ll be looking at how we define success. I live in the United States of America…land of the free…land of opportunity. Here you can be almost anything you want to be. Our way of life … More Live Second: Success
This is the second of a 4-post series for launch week of the book Live Second: 365 Ways to Make Jesus First by Doug Bender. The topic today deals with relationships and forgiveness. I’m not qualified to give any advice on either, so I’ll just share some experiences and thoughts. I’ll begin by saying that … More Live Second: Forgiveness
Today’s post is the first in a series promoting the new book Live Second: 365 Ways to Make Jesus First by Doug Bender. It is part of the I Am Second movement, and I am thrilled to join a number of other bloggers from all over the world in writing posts for the launch of … More I Am Second: Undeserved