The Results of No Discipline

The Results of No Discipline
I am SOAPing through the book of Hosea. It’s sort of “gloom and doom” book as it begins with God telling the preacher (Hosea) to marry a prostitute and keep pursuing her when she falls victim to her own vices. The reason for this bizarre command is to create a visual representation of how God’s ...

Fun Questions for Couples

Fun Questions for Couples
Angela and I have been married for 25+ years. I am so blessed to have her as my bride. Other than my relationship with God, my relationship with her is my priority. Not just the state of being married, but the act of being married: time together, making decisions together, managing our kids together, serving ...

How to Get a “Like” from God

How to Get a
Every wonder if God is pleased with your life? If you’re making the “cut” with Him? I think about it often. It’s probably¬†an age thing, but I find myself wondering if I’m on track for the life He mapped out before He “knit me together in my mother’s womb” (Psalm 139:13). And then there’s my ...

SPARTAN Goals

SPARTAN Goals
For my friends at SpartanUpPodcast: Scatter your goals Put them on paper Always do more than expected Require relentless focus Teach yourself to see failure as clarity Allow yourself to be uncomfortable Never quit…even if you die!

Silence is SO Hard!

Silence is SO Hard!
Slow your brain down and read this. Work through the Old English “thees and thous” and learn a lesson that can shape your life. The challenge is not understanding, but taking action. “Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together; that at length they may emerge, full-formed and majestic, into the daylight ...