What Keeps Us from Making Wise Decisions

We continue to live in a culture that screams to us for instant gratification or we get tempted to be impulsive. There are ‘no magic formulas’! Too often when a major crisis hits us we get tempted or tested to do something stupid or irrational.For example, the last auto payment is paid and we thinkContinue reading “What Keeps Us from Making Wise Decisions”

Be Everything God has Called You To Be

God wants you to be and to use you and your personality just as you are. He wants to use your talents and giftings for His purposes and for His glory not yours nor a church. God is to be glorified. Subtle pride and arrogance creeps in when we boast about how great “our ChurchContinue reading “Be Everything God has Called You To Be”

Make The Effort It Will Be Worth It

Now that your career or job is winding down you may be saying to yourself, “I deserve this!” Your plans are to take it easy and relax.To go golfing, fishing, beaches, or to adventure on some dream vacation like Hawaii or Europe. What if God has other plans for your life now that your inContinue reading “Make The Effort It Will Be Worth It”

Absent from His Presence

Absent from His Presence Have you noticed that people we associate with who could be from work, school, home, friends, a neighbor, or a family member we can take for granted and not realize the influence or blessing they have been until they are absent. All of a sudden your routine goes haywire. How amContinue reading “Absent from His Presence”

Watch your Life and your Doctrine Closely!

I was away for a few days about a week ago down Cape Cod by Nauset Light/Coast Guard Beach. What struck me was the erosion of the beach and sand due to the ocean storms. I thought erosion of beaches only happened in California! This stairwell deck was 65 stairs. I know because I walkedContinue reading “Watch your Life and your Doctrine Closely!”

Exceedingly Abundantly

Scenes like this will lower anybody’s blood pressure. This picture was taken on Martha’s Vineyard a few years ago. Im amazed how the Lord desires to bless us beyond what we could ever think or imagine, especially in the small things in life. Life is about taking risks, but you will never know what yourContinue reading “Exceedingly Abundantly”

G.P.S.

GPSThe GPS is one of the best inventions of modern man. Just ask any woman and she will agree with you because most guys “know where they are going” when it comes to directions! I literally got lost last night driving with my wife because I thought I knew the road. We ended up onContinue reading “G.P.S.”

DAD-Dedicated-Available-Determined

D-DedicatedA-AvailableD-Determined The moment a man becomes a dad (father) when that first child is born, you adopted a child, or became a step dad, etc. life will never be the same! The emotions of love, joy, overflows, yet fear and doubt rises up because of the great responsibility in this life journey to raise thatContinue reading “DAD-Dedicated-Available-Determined”

Christ is To Be Worshipped not Romanced!

You may ask yourself why am I here or why was I born? Do I really have to suffer like this and struggle or just exist here in life? God created us human beings for a purpose, and that purpose is to worship Him in Spirit and in Truth. Life is not about you andContinue reading “Christ is To Be Worshipped not Romanced!”

You Were Running the Race so Well, Who or What has Hindered You?…

“You were running well; who hindered you from obeying the truth”?Galatians 5:7 NASB1995 The month of March reminds me of a time for victory. The darkness of the morning and night are dissipating as the days are now becoming longer. I love daylight and the sunshine especially in the summertime sitting by the beach watchingContinue reading “You Were Running the Race so Well, Who or What has Hindered You?…”