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  • 5 Things Preachers Need to Know About PowerPoint

    Some preachers are able to use PowerPoint tools effectively to help illustrate points and provide a clear organization to sermon points and how they are connected. It can especially be helpful to parents of young children who may have attention… Read More ›

  • I Thought You Were A Christian

    Those words stung hard as they slammed me deep in my chest. The look of disappointment in her eyes and the sword of truth from her tongue hit its mark. “I thought you were a Christian.” I thought I was though it was obvious I didn’t act like one. Remember, saying “God knows my heart” to a concern does not address the fruit in your life that led someone to express that concern. Perhaps if you knew your heart as God knew your heart you wouldn’t be doing some of the things that cause godly friends to be concerned.

  • Book Review: Hoof Prints to HIS Prints: Where the Woods Meet the Word

    Hoof Prints to HIS Prints: Where the Woods Meet the Word by Jeff May As a non-hunter, I was surprised at how much Jeff drew me in with vivid descriptions of hunting trips and seamlessly related experiences to important spiritual… Read More ›

  • What is Peace and Why Don’t We Have It?

    What is peace? The word peace is used in a variety of ways. It can indicate the absence of conflict or hostilities such as nations or a household at peace. Individually, it can describe a sense of contentment where there… Read More ›

  • Proverbs 15:17 – Fat, Rich, and Miserable

    Funny how we look at beautiful houses in nice neighborhoods and think of how great our lives could be if we lived there. Without love it is a well decorated prison where even the best food loses its flavor.

  • Proverbs 22:29: You Do Your Job BUT Do You Make a Difference?

    Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank. Proverbs 22:29 (NIV) The modern workplace is blessed with unambitious reliable individuals who are content to provide solid… Read More ›

  • Book Review: The 5 Simple Truths of Raising Kids

    The author expounds simple truths that seem grounded with research and common sense but it mainly reinforced what I’ve read in other parenting books. If you want to see the latest research on young people’s behaviors and related parenting principles, it is a good resource.