Christian Living



SEP
21

“Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.” Proverbs 11:14 It’s not a matter of if, but a matter of when. There will always be critics standing around ready to deflate you and your ideas. You know the kind. There was a critical, negative barber who never had a … Read More



AUG
31

“Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall. There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also MAKE A WAY to escape, that ye … Read More



AUG
19

Watching the daily news can be depressing.  There is so much bad that is reported.  What about the good?  Hasn’t something happened today that’s good?  I personally can’t watch but so much news.  Headlines of COVID-19, riots, murders, and kidnappings all lay heavy on my heart. Why are things so bad in the world?  What … Read More



JUL
31

On a cold Thursday night in the winter of 1987, I received a devastating phone call. It was after the dinner hour, and I was giving the kids a bath before I put them in bed. I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. One of my best friends, Vicki, who was also a secretary in the school office, … Read More



JUL
08

Back in 1958, I was on a boys’ little league baseball team in Gitmo Bay, Cuba, where my dad was stationed in the Navy. Being only 9 years old, I don’t remember much about those days, but I do remember the awards day at the end of the season. My teammates and I each received … Read More



JUN
24

In the spring of 1967, I graduated from high school with a little bit of fear and a great deal of anticipation. I knew that God wanted me to go to a certain Bible college, but I had no savings account, and my parents had not been able to put back any money either. I … Read More



JUN
17

The relatability of Bible characters to our own life experiences and circumstances brings such humanity to their life story.  Without realizing it, we often exalt Bible characters to levels they themselves never achieved or viewed themselves as attaining.  Solomon was one of those characters.  We see Solomon as a positioned son when it came to his kingship, a … Read More



JUN
04

That’s a surprising title, isn’t it? I must admit, I even had a hard time typing it out. You may be asking, “Why would someone write such a blog who is employed by the church?” Well, let me say first that I don’t dislike my church. In fact, I love my church. Is it a … Read More



MAY
26

I love beautiful things!  I love farmhouse décor and perfect weather outside so that I can enjoy the sunshine yet have a fire in the firepit at night.  I love to dream about a beautiful life and imagine that things are just perfect! But, life is not really that way.  Being engaged is not the … Read More



MAY
08

I’m in the same place you are probably. This pandemic completely caught me off guard. I remember hearing about a coronavirus in China and giving it nothing more than a brief thought. Never would I have imagined that it would turn into a global pandemic that literally caused the world to stop its regular, day-to-day … Read More