BREATHE

Pastoral counselor and physician Paul Tournier once said, “Everything that is worthwhile in life is scary. Choosing a school, choosing a career, getting married, having kids – all those things are scary. If it is not fearful, it is not worthwhile.”...

Weekly Writing – EMOTIONS

If I was to ask you to write a letter to all those that have helped you in your life do you know who you would thank? Would it be teachers, mentors, friends, family? In the bible, Apostle Paul ends his letter to the Romans in Chapter 16 thanking all those who have...

Weekly Writing – BELIEFS

A few years ago I was taking some classes at Moody’s Theological Seminary. One day a professor asked, “If something becomes the norm in one’s society or culture does it make it right?” What are your thoughts to this question? In scripture, Genesis 2:7 says, “The Lord...

Weekly Writing – PLAY

One of my favorite moments last summer was when we decided to take our training crew to a football field. Was it being outside that made it special? Not really. Was it doing different drills together? Not exactly. What made it one of my favorite sessions was ending...

Weekly Writing – DISTRACTIONS

Years ago I heard the following statement. “No bible, no breakfast. No bible, no bed.” It was a particular father emphasizing what beliefs they have in their home. I love this, not just because of the concept of reading scripture daily, but it’s teaching a very...

Weekly Writing – DISAPPOINTMENT

It’s a common reaction to my lessons. A look of fear, body language of defeat or sometimes even big crocodile tears. There has also been the random cuss words, sticks thrown and stomping of the feet when disappointment hits that there’s still things to improve....