Category Archives: Think About It

What is in Your Hand?

The truth in love hurts but hopefully it heals, too. I reread the parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30) recently and realized that the Master meant to call the servant lazy. Jesus taught the disciples about a a master who … Continue reading

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Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean That You Should

2 Samuel 12:7-8 Then Nathan said to David, “You are the man! Thus says the Lord God of Israel: ‘I anointed you king over Israel, and I delivered you from the hand of Saul. I gave you your master’s house and your master’s wives … Continue reading

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Think About It: How Should Christians Respond in Tough Situations Like Ferguson, MO

  As I sat and thought about the images that have been shared in the media over the last week in Ferguson, Missouri, I wondered what I could say to encourage someone to effect a positive change. What could I … Continue reading

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Breaking Through: Why You Should Color Outside the Lines

Coloring is therapeutic for me. I enjoy the idea of putting colors together and making a picture seem to come alive by adding my own special touches. As a kindergartener I colored outside of the lines because my hands would … Continue reading

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Think About It: Why the Real Conversation About Charter School Does Not Happen

Talking about charter schools in my house or anywhere in my city can become a heated debate. These conversations always gives me new insight into why people are so opposed to charter schools but rarely do I feel as if … Continue reading

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Think About It: Taking A Stand for Religious Freedom – Hobby Lobby

The Supreme Court decided seemingly one of the largest religious freedom cases since prayer was taken out of schools. Contrary to the belief of those who disagree with the historical decision it was about a belief system that is always … Continue reading

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Think About It: Burnout Happens in Ministry, Too

Burnout is a special topic to me because I experienced it early in my work history. I had signs and symptoms for months but ignored them because I thought that I just needed to refocus. I just needed to reorganize … Continue reading

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Pushing Beyond Your Achieved Goals

I briefly visited with my former late pastor’s wife and as usual she was sharing some of the same stories that I have heard for years about the accomplishments of her family. The stories have changed over the years to … Continue reading

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Think About It – Why People Should Leave Mega Church Pastors Alone

I follow a few so-called mega churches and their pastors. Usually if the pastor posts something there are always a few people on their timeline who are speaking against their ministries due to the size. I find it quite comical … Continue reading

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Think About It: Having a Baby is Personal

When couples get married, it’s natural for families to begin to ask about their plans to have a child. Everyone seems to be in the business of the couple who has just begun their future together. God forbid they have … Continue reading

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