Managing Your Spiritual Health

It has been a tumultuous 3+ years and one of our biggest lessons has been the importance of managing our mental health.  But while we strive to do better at that, I want to remind us of the importance of our spiritual health.  Really, it’s all connected - mental health, emotional health, physical health and … Continue reading Managing Your Spiritual Health

Thankful for Thanksgiving

The fourth Thursday of November has always been my favorite holiday.  It comes during my favorite season, autumn.  In my favorite sports, football is going strong and basketball is beginning.  It’s a time when things slow down for a minute.  I’ve always enjoyed the mental exhilaration and challenge of learning, but a little break after … Continue reading Thankful for Thanksgiving

Betta Than I Can Tell You

This is an interesting time to be a committed Christian – trying to make an impact for Christ.  Lots of people are making statements about what God wants.  People claim to represent Him by taking political stands, through social media activism, media interviews and other public platforms.  Conservative and Liberal Christians argue with one another … Continue reading Betta Than I Can Tell You

The Journey – Intentional Christianity

A young man named Andre went to church one Sunday and sat in the last row.  Things hadn’t been going well for him since his grandmother passed away a few weeks earlier.  After the choir sang a song, the preacher started talking, and Andre listened.  Before long something strange began to happen.  It seemed like … Continue reading The Journey – Intentional Christianity

What’s Your Motivation?

I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:14 (NIV) In acting (for theatre, movies & television) there is a school of thought called the Stanislavski Method that involves the actor understanding the motivation of the character they are portraying.  This supposedly leads … Continue reading What’s Your Motivation?