Ever notice how people react these days, to the question of “Are you saved?” The meaning and ‘punch’ of what that question meant has become blurred through time and one horrific life event after another. Whether watched over the news or experienced in your personal life, if you have been “saved” you may wonder why Read More
Mentoring is an honor and a great responsibility. To whom much is given, much is required. Just what does that mean any way?
Communication Assumptions are Deadly!
Are you being challenged in your relationships? Whether that relationship is with your spouse, your friend or a congregational member, making assumptions about what they “really” mean – can be deadly. The death of many a relationship has been caused solely by blind assumptions regarding motives and intentions. As a leader in a church, or Read More
Un-conditional Love – Oh Really?
“Sweetheart,” the young mother said, as she leaned over her teenage daughter sitting on the couch pouting. “Don’t you understand that God and I love you UN-conditionally?” “If that’s the case then you’d let me do what I want to do and it would be okay, right? the daughter replied. “Well, that’s not what I Read More
My Journey … part 2
Raised in the Conservative Baptist Church, I was taught that once we are saved we are always saved. One Sunday, at about the age of seven, the Sunday School teacher was explaining that to us in class. It didn’t seem possible, so I asked her, “If this is true, then what happens if I get Read More