Good News and Bad News

Good News and Bad News

One of my favorite shows growing up was HEE HAW. It was a good show with humor and country music. One of the characters, Archie Campbell, acted as a barber who told stories. One of those stories was a good news / bad news joke. It was hilarious. This is how it...
The Positive Side of Problems

The Positive Side of Problems

Our natural reaction to problems is to reject them. When given a choice of riches or poverty, we choose poverty. When given a choice of more or less, we choose more. When given a choice of strength or weakness, we choose strength. But what if you could have greater...
Strong Like a Dad

Strong Like a Dad

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. – Bob Marley You may not consider yourself a strong person. In fact, you may feel pretty weak and tired right now. But you are strong enough. You can be strong for others.  I want...
Three Attitudes That Mend A Fractured Relationship

Three Attitudes That Mend A Fractured Relationship

People problems are everywhere. There is no avoiding it. People can be mean, dishonest, lazy, hypocritical, critical, vindictive, sneaky, and a host of other negative traits. Even the best of people with the best of intentions can have problems. In college I was...
The Christian Life is a Battle

The Christian Life is a Battle

“We are entering the most difficult era in the history of the world for ministry.” This is the summation of Mark Hoover, pastor of New Spring Church in Wichita, Kansas. He spoke at a recent national meeting of the Baptist Bible Fellowship International. I...