Tag Archives: spiritual growth

Putting Forth an Effort

I think this video of the dog patting the treadmill with one paw is absolutely hilarious! He seems to know that he is supposed to interact with the exercise equipment, he just wants to put in the minimum effort! A … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Humor, Prayer | 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

Tasting Good!

In a recent Zits comic strip, a conversation between teenager Jeremy and his father went like this: Jeremy: “Oh, great. We’re out of milk.” Dad: “There’s still plenty of skim milk.” Jeremy: “Oh. Okay…In that case, we’re just out of … Continue reading

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

Making Progress

I have always liked the message that I saw on a T-shirt years ago—“Be Patient with Me! God Is Not Finished with Me Yet!” We Christians are indeed all works in progress. We never will reach perfection, therefore there is … Continue reading

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

Thoroughly Equipped

A friend of mind just finished reading through the entire Bible for the first time. As I congratulated him for his achievement, I told him that he had done something that many Christians never accomplish in their lifetime. It is … Continue reading

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

Change

Someone recently said, “You are not supposed to change Scripture. Scripture is supposed to change you.” This statement is profoundly true, and it leads us to some deep insights if we take the time to reflect on what it means. … Continue reading

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

7 Keys to Life

I saw a version of this online recently and thought it was worth sharing. I’m sorry I don’t know where it came from or who deserves the credit. But it seems like some pretty good advice about how to succeed … Continue reading

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

Deeply Rooted

For many years there has been a pear tree on the property of our church. Every year the tree produces an abundance of juicy, tasty pears. Neighbors often stop and ask if they may gather some of the pears. Sometimes … Continue reading

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

Always Praying

1 Thessalonians 5:17 says, “Pray continually.” How can we do that? What does it even mean, anyway, to “pray continually”? Here is what Mandy Smith says about the matter—“Having a daily time of prayer is essential, but we must be … Continue reading

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