Tag Archives: spiritual growth

Everything New

A church once hosted a birthday party for one of their members, a gentleman who had just turned 100 years old. One of the newer members of the church commented to the guest of honor, “In your lifetime you must … Continue reading

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The Bible Builds Character

It is amazing how many people: believe that the Bible is the Word of God, admit that what the Bible says is important, yet rarely read what the Bible has to say! Hosea 4:6 warns, “My people are destroyed from … Continue reading

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No Need for Change!

A little boy was overheard praying, “Lord, don’t change me too much. I’m pretty happy the way I am!” Few adults would ever utter such a prayer, but many betray a similar attitude with their actions. They seem to be … Continue reading

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Living Up to It

The big day has finally arrived. Excitement is in the air. The guests have been ushered in. The wedding party has taken their place on the platform. Everyone beams as the bride is escorted down the aisle. A Scripture is … Continue reading

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Climbing Higher

University of Kentucky Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart recently gave his thoughts about why the school’s football program has struggled to achieve any lasting success. In his comments, Barnhart used his interest in mountain climbing to explain this quest to achieve … Continue reading

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Still Improving

Portland guard C.J. McCollum was voted the NBA’s Most Improved Player for the 2015-16 season. McCollum more than tripled his scoring average from the previous season. The Most Improved Player award usually goes to a young, up-and-coming player. Remarkably, Stephen … Continue reading

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Needing Some Exercise

The newspaper ad read: Nordic Track for sale. $300. Hardly used. Ask for Chubbie. You have to appreciate the truthfulness of that advertisement. If we don’t get the proper exercise, we tend to get out of shape. The Bible talks … Continue reading

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Forever Young

It’s hard to believe, but Dennis the Menace celebrated his 65th birthday yesterday. The mischievous Dennis has been amusing people around the world for a long, long time. There is never a dull moment for Dennis’ parents and the exasperated … Continue reading

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I Am Resolved

Many people resolve to live their lives differently in the coming New Year. These resolutions often have to do with how they live out their faith. Here are some suggestions for resolutions: Read the entire Bible. Pray for 15 minutes … Continue reading

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Solving the Problem

A politician recently visited our local elementary school to evaluate the need to replace the old facility. A student had been picked out to serve as a guide, escorting the politician around the building. At one point, the politician asked … Continue reading

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