Persistence Even When There is Only You to Hold You Accountable

It is difficult to finish projects when you don’t have a deadline or anyone to hold you accountable. Not you? Well, hats off to ya! But for me and many others like me, we have this issue. I have so many tasks to complete that aren’t necessarily created by others for me, but I putContinue reading “Persistence Even When There is Only You to Hold You Accountable”

We Are Building Blocks

Recently, during a get together, there was discussion of how great God is. We read in Ephesians 1:15-23 about the prayer that Paul prayed for the believers. He reveals to us his heart for the people he is teaching and guiding. And we saw that Paul is asking God for growth in knowledge and wisdomContinue reading “We Are Building Blocks”

Where Did It Go?

Over the last month, I have been searching diligently for something that I believe most everyone is looking for. It is something that I think that I have plenty of until I don’t have it. The thing is, it’s not something that I can just go to the store and buy more of. It isContinue reading “Where Did It Go?”

Back in Action

The Summer Vacation from school has come and gone. As I have mentioned before, I have four sons. This summer has been a busy one with them. Many things have changed, and now that they are back in school, I am back to my regularly scheduled program. And before I begin with another coffee session,Continue reading “Back in Action”

Parenting A Child Vs. An Adult

As I have mentioned before, I have four sons. One of my sons is an adult. And for the past few months, it has been difficult to support them in a way I fully want to and need to but can’t. It is physically and emotionally impossible to fill all of their needs at theContinue reading “Parenting A Child Vs. An Adult”

Seeing a Fuller Picture of a Verse

John 6:29 Jesus answered, “The work of God is this; to believe the one he has sent.” Do you have a memory verse this week? One of those verse that you read and say, I need to learn this so that I can recite it without reading it at times? Right now, my verse isContinue reading “Seeing a Fuller Picture of a Verse”

Accept One Another

In our “One Another” Series, we are exploring several passages that help us discover the fullness of Christ’s commands toward each other as the Body of Christ. When we have intentional, intimate relationships with one another, we can fully live out what God intended for His people. And many of the blessings God has givenContinue reading “Accept One Another”

6 Relationship Principles of Jesus

There is a book on my shelf called, “The Relationship Principles of Jesus” by Tom Holladay. It has been on my shelf for about a year. In full disclosure, I bought it from a thrift store, but it is definitely worth more than what I paid for it. Upon reading some of it, I realizedContinue reading “6 Relationship Principles of Jesus”

Be in Agreement with One Another

In our “One Another” Series, we are exploring several passages that help us discover the fullness of Christ’s commands toward each other as the Body of Christ. When we have intentional, intimate relationships with one another, we can fully live out what God intended for His people. And many of the blessings God has givenContinue reading “Be in Agreement with One Another”

Rationalizing Your Actions

There was an article that I read this morning that really resonated with me. It is convicting, humbling, and edifying. And usually, I would not post a “reaction” article to something I read in anything other than the Bible, but I think that at times information needs to be shared among each other in theContinue reading “Rationalizing Your Actions”