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I love Mondays. They Help Me Not Be a Spoiled Brat.

When Mondays come around, I feel more grateful than usual. I don’t know about you, but for me Mondays are humbling. They not only remind me of how blessed I’ve been over the past week, but how fortunate I am to have another week to show my I appreciation for all our Father has done

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It’s Monday Morning Again and I’m HOPEFUL

I love Mondays. You know why? Mondays are full of hope. But, don’t misunderstand me. I’m not one of those “think positive and everything will be great” manipulators. All that positive-thinking, believe-you-can-do-anything optimism is self-destructive, deceptive, and worst of all, it’s anti-Christian. Foolish optimism doesn’t make me love Mondays.   I love Mondays because I’m

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Is What I Do in Private Only My Business?

Are your private, personal choices anyone else’s business? Your first thought might be, “No. What I choose to do privately is no one’s business but mine.” Hold that thought until you hear Daniel’s story. Almost three thousand years ago, Daniel made a private, personal choice that affected more people than he could have imagined. Yet,

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Parents say strange things. Mama did!

“Parents say strange things.” That’s what I told my older sister, Louise, when Mama passed up all of the good pieces of fried chicken and said, “I prefer the neck.” Years later I realized Mama didn’t really preferred the neck. In those days our family of six was so poor that Mama always took less

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Been to Bethlehem? I almost drove right by

“Let’s Go to Bethlehem” “When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, ‘Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.’ So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the

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8 Things to NEVER Say When Your Friend Hurts

Do you know what to say when someone is in serious emotional and spiritual pain? When Jonathan McComb lost his wife, Laura, and their two children in the Texas Hill Country flood, friends wondered what they should say. When a man’s heart and mind are shattered and in shock, sometimes what he needs more than

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