Becoming a Peacemaker

Matthew 5:9 English Standard Version (ESV), “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” Peacemaking Is Not avoiding appeasing You Need To Be a Peacemaker Did You Know Unresolved Conflict … 1. Blocks your fellowship with God. 1 John 4:20-21(ESV), “If anyone says, ‘I love God,’ and hates his brother, he… Continue reading Becoming a Peacemaker

He Won’t Let You Down

Did You Know God is Faithful?  Yes, God is faithful. He won’t let you down. God’s word says in 1 Corinthians 1:9 English Standard Version (ESV), “God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.” Definition of Faithful The Merriam-Webster Dictionary gives this definition of faithful.… Continue reading He Won’t Let You Down

Taking Care of Business

Taking Care of Business We all have things in our lives of which we need to take care.  I’ve been reminded of this too many times in the last five years as I’ve had my mother, then father, and finally, my wife die. Add to that several of my friends recently passed into eternity. They… Continue reading Taking Care of Business

One Great Way to Prepare For The New Year

One Great Way to Prepare For The New Year Two Things Are Critical As you embark on the journey in the year 2020, two things you do are critical. The CHOICES you make. The ACTIONS you take. One – Choices You Need To Make Everyday 1. Choose to get excited about each new day. Psalm… Continue reading One Great Way to Prepare For The New Year

One Way to Discipline Yourself for Success In Writing

Success and Personal Discipline Sometimes becoming successful happens by being lucky. Examples of “lucky” success include winning the lottery, finding a painting or first edition of a book at a garage sale or estate sale that ends up worth millions, or having distant relatives leave you a fortune in their will. You might even write… Continue reading One Way to Discipline Yourself for Success In Writing

Success and Motivation: A Biblical Alternative

Success and Motivation Success and motivation have been interests of mine since my university days. Like two edges of the same sword, I’ve wondered and studied for decades what motivates people to succeed and how to motivate people to become all that the Creator intended them to become.  My interests in this are even lead… Continue reading Success and Motivation: A Biblical Alternative

Developing Our Patience

Developing Our Patience If there’s one thing we all need to work on it is patience. If you’re a writer you need more patience than most because of the slow pace of the publishing industry. We live our lives on the fast track with a microwave or Amazon Prime mentality. We want it now. To… Continue reading Developing Our Patience

Living the Good Life 

Living the Good Life  And the fruit of the spirit is … goodness. Did you know God made you for a purpose? When you live the way God intended you to live, you will feel good. Your life will become meaningful.  Why will you feel good? You will feel good you’re living with a purpose,… Continue reading Living the Good Life 

Faithfulness

Faithfulness And the fruit of the spirit is … faithfulness. What does it mean to be faithful? It means to be reliable. It means to be trustworthy. It means to be dependable. It means to be consistent. Faithfulness is imperative in the Christian life. Since God desires for us to be like Him, He wants… Continue reading Faithfulness

Christian Love

How Christian Love Works: An Example 1.   Christian love is thankful for the best in others. “I thank my God, making mention of thee always in my prayers” – Philemon verse 4 KJV Do you pray for your friends? Are you more concerned about what you can get from your friends than what you can do… Continue reading Christian Love