A Word of Encouragement

A Letter To My Young Single Friends

This time of year, it is tough to be single. Everywhere you look there are Valentines. Every store is trying to sell you flowers, candy, cards, and gifts. Everything seems to be geared to the couple. So what’s a single person to do? My challenge to you is to take advantage of your singleness. Trust… Continue reading A Letter To My Young Single Friends

Book Reviews · For Those in Ministry

Twenty Things We Would Tell Our 20-Something Selves

What would I tell my 20-something self?  Go out and grab it because life will all too soon get full and busy and the next thing you know your 20’s will be twenty years ago. I waited till I was 28 to start planning great vacations and fulfilling dreams. No sooner did I plan a… Continue reading Twenty Things We Would Tell Our 20-Something Selves

A Word of Encouragement · Random Thoughts

Total Eclipse of the Sun

Total Eclipse of the Sun Not long ago, we experienced a total eclipse of the sun in the U.S. It’s been quite a while since we’ve had an eclipse, so there was a lot of excitement. Here in Savannah, we were to have a 97% total eclipse. It turned out to be an overcast day;… Continue reading Total Eclipse of the Sun

A Word of Encouragement

How to Survive Valentine’s Day Without a Valentine

So, it’s February again.   …and many of you are. According to the 2014 census, 48% of Americans over 16 are single. That means there are a lot of you out there that would like to think about something other than Valentine’s Day. But to no avail. It’s being forced on you in nearly every… Continue reading How to Survive Valentine’s Day Without a Valentine

A Word of Encouragement

How to Love Your Pastor All Year Long

Did Your Church Have a Special Day for Pastor in October? I’m  hoping that your church remembered your pastor during Pastor Appreciation Month. If not, I hope that you remembered to reach out to him personally. If you haven’t, it’s actually not too late. The truth is, we really should love our pastor all year… Continue reading How to Love Your Pastor All Year Long

My Spiritual Walk · Random Thoughts

It’s Friday: FMFparty: Alive!

It’s Friday! Time for Five Minute Friday. free writing for five minutes … no editing  (sure).  This week’s word is “Alive”. I often find myself speechless when I think of what He went through for me. That’s why today, I haven’t found too many words of my own. I’m gonna let my sons do the writing… Continue reading It’s Friday: FMFparty: Alive!