MOVING FROM WORRY TO A GENUINE PEACE OF MIND

The pace of life has never been faster than today. Despite all our technological aids, which are designed to help us, they have instead helped to create greater degrees of intensity and anxiety. We are living in an age of anxiety. For those who are already struggling and worried about the everyday things of life, …

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AN EXPRESSION GREATER THAN THANKSGIVING

One of my favorite cartoon writers is Charles Shultz and his lovable Charlie Brown.  Shultz was a Christian who often used humor to relay some incredible truths. In one Charlie Brown cartoon strip we find Lucy asking Charlie Brown to help her with her homework and she tells him: ‘I’ll be eternally grateful.’ ‘Fair enough’, …

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UNDERSTANDING WHO IS SHAPING YOUR LIFE?

Who is influencing and shaping your life? Who are the people that are knowingly or unknowingly influencing you? Some of the greatest influences in our lives are family, friends, teachers, media, and people who we respect and embrace what they are telling us. How do we know where we are headed unless we know the …

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DISCOVERING WHERE REAL SIGNIFICANCE AND MEANING IN LIFE IS FOUND

The death of Queen Elizabeth II has caused us to pause and to be amazed at her reign of 70 years. She had a very consistent, moral influence on others. Her speeches pointed people to God. She brought honor to her position. Tomorrow she will be eulogized by people around the world. So, what is …

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THE DANGER OF FORGETTING YESTERDAY

One of the repeated themes in the Scriptures is the imminent judgment that is about to occur because of human rebellion against God. Think back to the Noah and the flood, Sodom and Gomorrah, the destruction of the Northern Kingdom under the Assyrians, the destruction of Jerusalem first by the Babylonians and later by the …

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