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

Does God Have a Purpose for Your Problems?

Does God Have a Purpose for Your Problems? If we are honest with ourselves, we would admit that many of the life problems we face we cause.  Financial issues?  Have you been following God’s principles? Do you tithe? Do you save money? Do you avoid paying interest (buying on credit)? Do you live within your… Continue reading Does God Have a Purpose for Your Problems?

How To Get Reenergized

How To Get Reenergized Life in the fast lane can wear you out. Too many people are living and working in the fast lane.  The fast lane life has resulted in tired men and women and has sapped their energy and motivation. Many are faced with chronic fatigue. There are two types of fatigue: Physical… Continue reading How To Get Reenergized

Defeating Giants In Your Christian Writing Life

1 Samuel 17:40 English Standard Version (ESV), “Then he took his staff in his hand and chose five smooth stones from the brook and put them in his shepherd’s pouch. His sling was in his hand, and he approached the Philistine.” If You Are Going to Defeat The Giants In Your Christian Writing Life You… Continue reading Defeating Giants In Your Christian Writing Life

How to Have a “Yes” Attitude

How to Have a “Yes” Attitude The idea for this article comes from my notes from my Bible fellowship class from way back on December 1, 2001. John West, then Associate Pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, was the teacher. John is retired. He lives in Greenville, South Carolina. He is also the… Continue reading How to Have a “Yes” Attitude

Urban Pigeons

Urban Pigeons White clouds Fill the Columbia blue sky, Like hundreds of cotton balls. The brilliance Of the summer sun, Reflected even brighter Off of the clouds. The clouds remain Suspended in the sky With little movement. A flock of pigeons, Land on an adjacent building. They stand on the edge Of the ten-story structure,… Continue reading Urban Pigeons

How To Be A Better Friend

How To Be A Better Friend “As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man.” – Proverbs 27:19 ESV Six Marks of Friendship 1 – I Must Be Committed “A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.” –… Continue reading How To Be A Better Friend

Your Best Friend

Your Best Friend If ever you find yourself being broken apart, Because the one you trusted has broken your heart, And all the time you find yourself crying, While on the inside you feel like you’re dying, Call me if you feel lonely, Come to me when your life needs to mend, From time to… Continue reading Your Best Friend