Complacency & Despair: The Enemy’s Tactics

If there have been two particular tactics being used by the Enemy this day and age, it has been complacency and/or despair. I find that, at times, I am either in one one or the other. Sometimes, depending on what side of the bed I woke up on. It’s been especially noticeable, lately, that I…

How to Win a War

I recently read a book called “Building Better Families” by Matthew Kelly.  He discussed many topics related to raising amazing children.  I was reading the book for obvious reasons, but God spoke to me in an unexpected way. In one portion, Kelly listed out how to win a war.  Here is what he wrote: Know…

Being Needy

"They brought the donkey and the colt, placed their cloaks on them, and Jesus sat on them. A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. The crowds went ahead of him and those that followed shouted, Hosanna to the Son of…

Stand Strong

The Christian walk is a tremendous journey.  Following Christ is the most important decision a person will make, and it is this walk with Him that enables us to overcome the challenges and storms that we encounter in our lives. Truly living for Christ and walking with Him each day makes the difference as to…

Press In

One year ago, I experienced several injuries back to back. As I reflect over that time, I’ve taken many lessons away from those injuries. First, never wear sandals in the rain. You may slip while getting into a vehicle and break a toe. Second, never, and I do mean never, wear socks or long pants…