How to Respond to Critics

How to Respond to Critics

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Hogwash! Words do hurt. It’s better to say, Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will break my heart. The effect of harmful words outlast any physical blow. Among the trials we face in...
Suffering Prepares Us To Comfort Others

Suffering Prepares Us To Comfort Others

Why do bad things happen to good people? Why do bad things happen to God’s people? This is one of the most difficult, yet most universal, questions a person can ask. When life falls apart, the natural response is to turn to God. Actually, that is one of the...
God Comforts the Suffering

God Comforts the Suffering

People are hurting everywhere. In reality, we are all suffering through something. Life can tragically hit us in the face with more problems than we can handle. I know it has hit me pretty hard at times. In our Men’s Bible Study on Wednesdays we are studying the...
Ministry can be Messy

Ministry can be Messy

Church life would be great if it weren’t for people! The above statement may bring a smile to your face, but I’m afraid it is often true. People can make a mess of some wonderful experiences. We expect problems at work, government, society and even in the...
Four Ideas to Help you Accomplish your Goals

Four Ideas to Help you Accomplish your Goals

What is your New Year’s Resolution? Are you going to lose some weight? Or maybe read more books or learn a new language? Maybe you want to read the entire Bible this year? I hope you are you planning for a great year? I saw a recent article that listed the five most...