Category Archives: Christian Living

The Church Is a Big Deal!

Some people claim to follow Jesus, but do not see the need to be a part of the church. They want to say “Yes” to Jesus, but “No” to the church. These people have a problem. God doesn’t give us … Continue reading

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Destiny

A man recently went looking for his sow that had gone missing. When he found her he discovered that she had found a hiding place to give birth to six piglets. Ironically, the birthing site she chose was underneath his … Continue reading

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Lawn Care

In a few weeks I will wrap up the seventh summer of mowing the grass at the house that my wife and I built. My how time flies! We moved into the house on a snowy day in February. There … Continue reading

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From One Little Spark

A 19-year-old sailor was charged with arson as a result of an incident that happened in the summer of 2020. The sailor allegedly became so disgruntled with his duties that he set off a spark that turned into a blaze … Continue reading

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First Things First

There was a knock on the door of the hut where a missionary in Africa lived. The missionary responded to the knock and found one of the boys from the village holding a large fish in his hands. The boy … Continue reading

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Are You Prepared?

I just read this morning that September is “National Preparedness Month”. The headline of the article I read said: “National Preparedness Month: Are you prepared for a disaster?” That rather ominous warning caught my attention, for sure! As I scanned … Continue reading

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Worship

This is a big subject for the limited space that we have, but let’s talk about worship. We were created to worship God and to bring him pleasure. There are many good definitions of worship. One that I like says … Continue reading

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How We Are Valued

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Every man is entitled to be valued by his best moments.” We would all hope that such would be the case for us. We all have had our moments that have not exactly been our best! … Continue reading

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Stop Denying

“More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren’t so busy denying that they made them. –Ponto the Office Dog, the Maysville Ledger Independent. Ponto, who happens to be one of my favorite philosophers, hit the nail on the … Continue reading

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Did You Notice the Difference?

There is a story told about a church that was struggling financially. The preacher asked one of the members to take on the responsibility of overseeing the congregation’s finances. The man, who was the manager of the local grain elevator, … Continue reading

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