Category Archives: Wisdom

Lessons from a Little Game Called Golf

This is the story of my daughter Sarah’s subregion Drive Chip Putt competition…and the life lessons we found in it. What’s Drive, Chip, and Putt??? It’s a junior golf competition where you get 9 shots (3 drives, 3 chips, 3 putts) … Continue reading

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When You Fail…

It is a given fact that Christians will fail their Lord. Each and every one of us will fail our Lord. Matthew 26 contains the last night of Jesus’ earthly life…his celebration of the Passover with his disciples, his institution … Continue reading

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A Reflection on 10 Years as a Pastor

In May of 2006 I graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary ready to take on the world for Jesus!  It took a couple of months for me to land at a church and begin my pastoral ministry.  On September 1, 2006 … Continue reading

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Top Bible Study Resources

My friend and fellow pastor Bobby Williams wrote a post like this one several weeks ago and it made me think about the resources that I use in Bible study and sermon preparation.  So, I thought I would put this … Continue reading

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Who Are You?

The usual introduction upon meeting someone new are some pleasantries, “Hi, my name is _________.  What’s your name?  Nice to me you.”  And then comes the question, “What kind of work do you do?” In our culture we define ourselves … Continue reading

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Wisdom – Sin

Who can say, “I have made my heart pure; I am clean from my sin”? – Proverbs 20:9 Proverbs has quite a bit to say about sin and the removal of sin.  The proverb above seeks to bring self-awareness to … Continue reading

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Wisdom – The Heart

Do you ever wonder how God sees you or what God wants from you?  Religions the world around try to answer this question. There are a few things that all religions do in common.  One of those things is sacrifice.  … Continue reading

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Wisdom – Life Decisions

I think it is the general desire of Christians to please our Lord in all our decisions.  But we wrestle with the “how”.  God doesn’t make our decisions for us or tell us what to do.  That’s what it means … Continue reading

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Wisdom – Finishing Well

“It’s paradoxical, that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.” – Andy Rooney 1 Corinthians 10:31 tells us to do all things to the glory of God.  … Continue reading

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Wisdom – Children & Parenting

Parents have a very unique position.  They get to shape and mold the lives of other human beings.  Think about the power of that for a minute.  Whatever you put in, you will get out…years down the road.  Children are … Continue reading

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