Tag Archives: Religion and Spirituality

Learning to Love My Neighbor by Loving Me First

The Bible tells me in Matthew 22:39 that I am supposed to love my neighbor as myself but I have a confession. I am not sure if I should love my neighbor the way that I love myself. My love … Continue reading

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Why Are You Waiting?

There was a man who went to a restaurant with his friends after work. He and his friends asked for water for the table and then each ordered their individual drinks. The man asked for his beverage to come out … 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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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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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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Refocus Your Thinking

Colossians 3:2 Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. When you are in the midst of challenges it’s tough to stay focused on spiritual things or to remember God’s promises for you. It seems that … Continue reading

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I Can Have Joy After My Sin

Can I be honest? I committed a sin once and I thought that it had disqualified me from what God had called me to do. For years I listened to the lies of the devil told me that I was … Continue reading

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Black History: Accepting My Place in World

A few years ago I heard the most profound thought from a speaker. In short she said that God was not a racist. That hit me straight in the gut. Now when she shared this bit of information she was … Continue reading

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