Nov 27

My destiny

Updated on Nov 27, 2010 “Destiny” is a very misunderstood word. To many people today, it means “fate.” They believe that they are destined to do or be something and it is entirely beyond their control to change it. That … Continue reading

Sep 05

Sarah Palin as a leadership phenomena

The world has been abuzz for the past week about the governor of Alaska, Mrs. Sarah Palin, who is the Republican VP candidate with Senator John McCain.  There has been a lot of stuff flying around as people attempt to … Continue reading

Jun 18

Perspective and Opinion

Along with millions of others this weekend I watched the US Open Golf Tournament. I spent some time Monday watching live coverage of the playoff online (I love technology). Saturday I watched Tiger Woods “gut it out” as his recently … Continue reading

May 27

What do you have?

When reading the story of the widow and the oil in 2 Kings 4:1-7, I observed some very powerful principles. I used those principles in a sermon titled, “What do you have?” Here are the key points: I have something … Continue reading

May 10

Mismanaged Anger

Someone has said, “Harboring anger is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” The 18th-century British physician John Hunter, who was a pioneer in the field of surgery and served as surgeon to King George III, … Continue reading

May 09

Standing in the Doorway

(Taken from James S. Hewett, Illustrations Unlimited) John Todd was born in Rutledge, Vermont, into a family of several children. They later moved to the village of Killingsworth back in the early 1800s. At a very young age, both John’s … Continue reading

Apr 18

It is a Matter of Focus

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Troubles

“We continue to shout our praise even when we’re hemmed in with troubles, because we know how troubles can develop passionate patience in us, and how that patience in turn forges the tempered steel of virtue, keeping us alert to … Continue reading

Mar 31

How to go to church

The title sounds silly to us Christians. However, as a protestant, I have been more than a little confused at what I am supposed to do when I attend a Catholic wedding mass, or similar service. And, have you ever … Continue reading