Category Archives: Christian Living

The Rock

A few days ago a newsworthy event happened just a few miles up the road from where I live. A boulder suddenly declared its independence from the hillside to which it had long been safely attached. This massive rock rolled … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Communion Meditations | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Burning Your Plow

The call of Elisha, recorded in 1 Kings 19:19-21, is an interesting story. The prophet Elijah invited Elisha to come and join him in his prophetic ministry. (This reminds us of how Jesus called his disciples to come and follow … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Communion Meditations, Leadership, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seven Habits of a Godly Life

I got this outline from a Charles Stanley sermon. These biblical principles can help all of us who want to grow in our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. If we work hard to instill these practices in our daily … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Leadership, Prayer | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Practice

Stephen Curry, 32, is one of the best long-distance shooters in the history of basketball. Now entering his 12th season in the NBA, Curry has made 2,500 3-point shots in his career. Only Ray Allen and Reggie Miller have made … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Leadership, Sports | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blackberry Moments

In his book Unscripted, sports commentator Ernie Johnson Jr. talks about something that he calls “blackberry moments”. He tells about playing in a baseball game when he was about eight years old. A player on the opposing team hit a … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Communion Meditations, Leadership, Prayer, Sports, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Give Him Our Attention

Little Dolly in The Family Circus is always getting her words mixed up. In the cartoon that appeared in the newspaper on December 21, 2020, Dolly was singing a familiar Christmas song in her own unique way—“Oh come let us … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Communion Meditations, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christmas Star

Yesterday, December 21, was the winter solstice. Last night was the longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere—the longest night of a dark, dark year. But through the darkest of nights shone a brilliant light. Many are calling … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Communion Meditations, Current Events, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Weary World Rejoices

Perhaps that line from O Holy Night–“The weary world rejoices”–rings especially true this year. We continually battle the weariness that comes from living in a fallen, sinful world. But 2020 has brought a series of problems that have made life … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Communion Meditations | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Healthier

I just realized that I haven’t had a cold this winter. Usually by this time of year I have suffered through at least two of them. I suppose the reason for my better health is all of the things we … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Communion Meditations | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Top Shape

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is determined to follow in the footsteps of Tom Brady and play in the NFL until he reaches his mid-forties. Therefore, he employs a full-time “performance team”, uses the best available fitness technology, works out … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Leadership, Sports | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment