Tag Archives: Mercy

THE PEDESTAL PROBLEM

Our minds are conditioned and trained by the world to do it.  The evil one loves it when we do it.  Sports plays a huge part in fostering it.  It is called the pedestal problem.  We crave to be near … Continue reading

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THIS!

Some of us look for a word that will guide our thoughts to what we need to work on most to improve our well-being.  That’s good.  Some of us decide that we need a mentor for the coming year to … Continue reading

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2022 – Romans 12 – Goals!

Be still and know God (Psalm 46:10) means letting go of our control for His sovereign control.  Why?  Because… Everything comes from him;Everything happens through him;Everything ends up in him.Always glory! Always praise!    Yes. Yes. Yes. Romans 11:36 I discovered something … Continue reading

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SPOILER ALERT:  I CANNOT BE GOOD

God gave Randy and I quite a few opportunities to direct church camps back in our younger adult ministry years.  Our goal was always to teach kids more than “come and be saved”, but to go beyond that concept to … Continue reading

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PURE TRUST—A TRUSTING-HIM-TO-DO-IT TRUST

We can all agree there will times in our lives that we throw up our hands and shout, “I can’t, I just can’t”.  Life’s challenges overwhelm us to the point of asking God and whoever else is in earshot, “What … Continue reading

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MOB MENTALITY:  ASSUMPTIONS AND CONCLUSIONS WITHOUT EVIDENCE

The unbelieving world, who essentially stand for nothing but themselves and daily survival, will fall for anything or anyone who comes along with something else that will break up the boredom of their meaningless lives.  When they gather in one … Continue reading

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IF GOD SAYS…

God does not change in His love and mission for all who He has created.  It is we who must change to match what God wants in order to live a life of obedience to God.  It is even more … Continue reading

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TRUST IN JESUS, THE REASON FOR MEETING!

I grew up in the church.  No, seriously, from birth, I grew up physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually inside a church building surrounded by people who made up what we call “church”, a group of family and friends.  My parents’ … Continue reading

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INSTEAD, SEE WHAT GOD CAN DO

We want answers!  Our humanness demands an explanation for every occurrence that happens to us, to our family and friends and even to those we don’t know.  When we struggle to explain, we begin to blame.  We judge people we … Continue reading

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THE INVITATION

What an honor it is to be invited to a celebration of someone we love and admire greatly!  Upon getting the invitation, we begin to plan what we will wear that is appropriate for the occasion all because of our … Continue reading

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