Faith Fitness

Do you like to exercise?  Enjoy running or jogging?  When I was young, my favorite exercise besides chasing a ball on a court or field was swimming.  I would work out for baseball and basketball constantly as a teenager – in the swimming pool. We live in a time in history when fitness is taught,Continue reading “Faith Fitness”

Factoring For Failure

(There are fill in the blanks and room for answering questions in this post). “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is whyContinue reading “Factoring For Failure”

Facing Fear

(There are fill in the blanks and room for questions and answers in this posting). What is the worst thing that could ever happen to you?  Death, while perhaps intimidating is not the worst thing.  There is an appointment with death that God has on His schedule for you.  Hebrews 9:27 teaches, And as itContinue reading “Facing Fear”

Giving Thanks and Stress

Being more thankful can perhaps reduce the pressures and stress a person may have. David is praising the Lord in Psalm 32.  As David confesses his sin to God and rejoices in the forgiveness the Lord has given to him, he has much to be thankful for.  He goes on to record the following inContinue reading “Giving Thanks and Stress”

The Many Benefits of SNOW!

“Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!”  Wow, with another blizzard type storm pouring snowflakes all around us, I thought it would be fitting to highlight some of the many benefits of snow. We love the snow.  If is is going to be cold, we might as well have snow!  Here is aContinue reading “The Many Benefits of SNOW!”

I Can’t Wait

I Can’t Wait! And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.  Psalm 39:7 You have said it.  You have thought it.  Any young person you have near you has also said it – “I Can’t Wait!”  We can get excited over many things in life.  Looking forward with expectations of goodContinue reading “I Can’t Wait”

Understanding God

Understanding God There are some things that happen in life that we will never understand.  There are some events that God orchestrates or allows in our lives that are beyond our human comprehension and understanding.  That’s OK.  If we could understand everything about God then He would be minimized and we as humans would beContinue reading “Understanding God”

“Prayer” in Psalms

“Prayer” in the Book of Psalms 31 times in the Book of Psalms is the word “Prayer” found.  That is enough times to read a new verse about “prayer” every day for a month! Sometimes it is found in the chapter heading.  At other times it is in the text of the psalm.  As youContinue reading ““Prayer” in Psalms”

Prayer, Principle, and Participation

Prayer, Principle, and Participation The Lord has given America’s people a unique opportunity in the electoral system.  Many people throughout history have not had a say as to who would be in authority.  Elections are a tremendous responsibility the Lord has given.  Participation in each primary and election is good stewardship of this unique opportunity.Continue reading “Prayer, Principle, and Participation”

Sunrises & Sunsets

Sunrises & Sunsets They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens: thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice.  Psalm 65:8 We love the mountains; from the Appalachian mountain range, and the Catskills in New York, to the Rockies in the West, the mountains God gave theContinue reading “Sunrises & Sunsets”