Mud. 

"Don't avoid the mission cause you are scared of a little mud." "Always be ready to speak up and tell anyone who asks why you’re living the way you are, and always with the utmost courtesy. Keep a clear conscience before God so that when people throw mud at you, none of it will stick. …

Anxiety.

Man, one of the most difficult things that I deal with in my personal life is Anxiety. It robs me of happiness, joy and all the other great aspects of life. It's probably the single most difficult things I face on a daily basis. As I have gotten older, I started realizing how bad my …

Clear The Stage.

Sometimes we think we have it all together. I know from experience, we don't. Throughout the New Testament, we see references to followers of Jesus being empowered by the Holy Spirit to do things that they normally could not do alone.  The power of the Holy Spirit gives us the ability to follow Jesus (and act …

Love. 

Love.This week, I have been away with Jodie. This is the first time away we have had together in many years. Although our time has been a blessing, it has taught me a lot about love and commitment. One of my favorite pieces of scripture addresses these things very well. It was part of my …

Therefore go. 

"Therefore, go."My life has largely consisted of volunteering time to help and invest in others. Growing up in a volunteer firehouse, I learned a few things from the 30+ “other” dads I had there. 1. Commitment 2. Dedication 3. Brotherhood. I learned that I had to trust the guys around me. I knew that if …

Fear. 

Fear. As human beings, it's one of the most difficult things for us to deal with. It grasps every fiber of our being, and holds on tight until it squeezes every last drop of faith right out of our bodies. Why do we get so overcome by fear? Fear of the unknown, Fear of Losing …