All posts by Philip Rabon


Dale Carnegie in How to Stop Worrying and Start Living said this, “I was trying to wash today’s dishes, yesterday’s dishes and dishes that weren’t even dirty yet.” Have you ever found yourself in that place? No, not really worrying about dirty dishes. And yes, I do help with the dishes at my home, honest! … Read More


During the Christmas season my heart and mind go back to so many fond memories as a child.  As a child, there is something special in the air as Christmas approaches.  With the possibility of a Santa Claus, the joy of receiving presents, the enjoyment of Christmas programs at church, and the hope for snow, … Read More


“Cross my heart and hope to die, stick a needle in my eye.” How many children have tried to convince their friends that what they were saying was indeed true, and it was so true they could quote that familiar phrase to prove it? A person of honesty or integrity is who everyone wants to … Read More


Each summer, our church provides the opportunity for our teenagers to go to a summer youth conference. This year, we will be going to the Shawnee Baptist Youth Conference held in Louisville, KY, at the Shawnee Baptist Church. God has greatly used this conference in our teenagers’ lives over the past few years, and we … Read More


2 Corinthians 4:18 – While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal. A man read an ad in the newspaper: “Hunting dog for sale, $2,500.00, but well worth … Read More


1 Corinthians 13:1 – “Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.” Many of us know 1 Corinthians 13 as the “love chapter.”   We have heard sermons preached about the definition of love from this chapter, and … Read More


Our family had been out together one night, and we were arriving home rather late. Being so late, Owen had fallen asleep in the car. Before he fell asleep, he had asked if he could take his shoes off, and I gave him the OK to do so. As I began to unbuckle him from his seat, I … Read More


Have you ever had something looming over your head that you know you needed to do, but simply did not want to do it? It was not necessarily a matter of whether or not it was going to be good for you if you did it, because you knew that it probably would be. Simply … Read More


Another year has passed, and a new year has begun – 2016! As we begin this new year, many people have already made their new year’s resolutions. Each year people commit to losing weight, dropping a bad habit, spending more time with family, picking up a new hobby, or getting out of debt. We like … Read More


A couple of weeks ago, I heard a lady say, “I would rather regret that I did something than regret that I didn’t do it.” When I heard her say this, I immediately thought that this is no way to live your life. I do not want to look back over my life and see … Read More