Mother’s Day. So many mixed emotions. To be honest, for most men – especially fathers – this holiday evokes stress and frustration because most of us are not really good (but should be) at remembering things and doing things on time without our wives. AMAZON PRIME TO THE RESCUE! I want to take just a … Continue reading Husbands of Moms
A Healthy Life is a Goal-Setting Life Physical Goals - Part 2 of 3 I have always been a very sentimental person. In fact, I have rarely been described as “Type A”, linear, analytical, or any of the adjectives that describe a person who sets goals. Truth be told, depending in which season of life … Continue reading A Goal-Setting Life 1/3
If you are a Christian, I can guarantee you’ve heard the phrase before, “Easter is like our Super Bowl!” This is neither the space nor the place to discuss reverence, American nationalism, or if in fact, the two events actually have anything in common. But what is undeniable is the general sentiment that comes along … Continue reading Daily Easter
Over on the ol’ Twitter machine I posted one of my favorite new books, Spiritual Leadership by J. Oswald Sanders* (buy it here). First of all, how smart and/or accomplished do you have to become to start using your first initial when you teach or publish? S. Ray Brannon? Just doesn’t necessarily have a good … Continue reading Can I Use My First Initial?
It really is nearly impossible to pick a favorite book of the Bible. A verse? Even harder. To be honest, that is not a cliché – but rather an authentic statement from 25+ years of reading a book that has provided wisdom, warning, and love. But when I do have to think about or talk … Continue reading The Look of a Christian
There are many people who make new year’s resolutions. It is really fascinating to learn who has resolved to do what and why. I’m not against new year’s resolutions; however, I believe that as Christians we should consider making new year’s “commitments” rather than resolutions. “Commitments” is the language of optimism and wholesome self-improvement. To … Continue reading New Year’s Commitments
What I Learned About Twitter – A Year in Review. Sometimes in life I can become a little cynical. For whatever reason, posts written to admonish my use of social media can make me cynical. For instance, the irony of an author using social media to tell me to stop using social media. I understand … Continue reading Twitter Me This!