“Ferguson Fiasco”

Dec 12

“Ferguson Fiasco”

The More and more I Ponder The Ferguson Fiasco…the more it saddens me. It seems our culture has shifted so much in their views in the past 40 years of what is right and what is wrong, what is Black and what is white (no pun intended)….We no longer Value TRUTH and Goodness, we no longer see authority as in Police and the military etc. as organizations to...

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“Waking The Dead”- Healing The Brokenhearted (pt. 2)

Dec 11

“Waking The Dead”- Healing The Brokenhearted (pt. 2)

This week in WTD- Chapter 8~ “Deep Restoration” we have been discussing what Eldredge calls ‘The STREAM of RESTORATION (Healing) and what that means for us as Christians. Specifically we have been addressing the topic of ‘Healing of BROKENHEARTS’ as that is the salient point of chapter eight. A few days ago my post dealt with the question of whether, as Eldredge...

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“Healing for The Brokenhearted”~ From ‘Waking The Dead’~Eldredge

Dec 09

“Healing for The Brokenhearted”~ From ‘Waking The Dead’~Eldredge

In this post I would like to begin a new series for which I have created a new ‘Category’ that I have titled ‘Book Study’. Once or twice weekly I will write a synopsis of a current book I am reading and studying; what I am learning and any important insights I have gained. presently I am leading a small group at my church through a weekly...

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“Why Should You Be Grateful?”

Nov 27

“Why Should You Be Grateful?”

Why should you be Grateful? Happy Thanksgiving 2014! It is once again that time of year where we gather with friends, families, and loved ones to show our appreciation and Gratitude for all the blessings and abundance we have been given! So in light of that I would love to share a few thoughts from one of my favorite books, “The 4:8 Principle” by Tommy...

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Thoughts On Ferguson

Nov 26

Thoughts On Ferguson

Over the past couple of days my wife and I watched the events unfold in Ferguson, Missouri. We live on the other side of the country close to 2000 miles away in the Pacific North West, but it seemed like it was happening in our back yard. Following three months of hearing witnesses and evaluating evidence, Prosecutor Bob McCullough announced the Grand Jury’s...

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Tolerate or Celebrate?

Nov 26

Tolerate or Celebrate?

In keeping with Thanksgiving week I am THANKFUL that we can CELEBRATE our provisions, Abundance, & FREEDOM in the USA along with the ability to become ALL the person we were meant to be In light of this I am ‘pondering this today’….. I once heard a man say ‘Always go where you are 'CELEBRATED, NOT just TOLERATED' So just a commendation...

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“The Choice Of EXCELLENCE “

Nov 21

“The Choice Of EXCELLENCE “

Excellence is a choice. God didn’t create us to be average. He didn’t make us to barely get by; we were created to excel. – Unknown II Peter 1:3-5 3 seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us [a]by His own glory and [bEXCELLENCE. 4 [c]For by these He has granted to us...

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