Friday Inspiration

When you leave this world, will you be known as one who accumulated treasures on earth that you couldn’t keep?

Or will you be recognized as one who invested treasures in heaven that you couldn’t lose?

Randy Alcorn, The Treasure Principle

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One Thing, God First

“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you” (Matthew 6:33).

When I was preparing to propose to Nicole, my Mom was with me every step of the way. From picking out the ring, figuring out Nicole’s ring size, subsequently …

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Friday Inspiration

Your priorities in life aren’t just marginal options. They are life-determining. Your personality is molded inescapably in what  you’ve given to be a priority in your life. You become what is most important in your life.

Jerry Leachman, Teacher and Former Chaplain of the Washington Redskins

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Friday Inspiration

Have We Slowed Down Like Saul?

Once Saul left Damascus and slipped into Arabia, he began taking inventory. There was no “To Do before Sundown” lists. No “Six Fast Steps to Success” or other self-help scrolls clumped under his arms. He was alone. He walked slower….He considered each new dawn …

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Dead Men Walking

Jerry Leachman has greatly influenced my life. Although I have never met him, his talks have deeply impacted me and my walk with Jesus. This talk below is at the top of my list. The idea that you can’t hurt a dead man will forever be in my heart and …

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The Power of Water

My father-in-law has been going up to his ranch in the country since he was in his mother’s womb, which is over 75 years.  His Dad was an outdoorsman and loved hunting and this passion carried on to his two sons, Joe and Jim.  The two of them had 5 …

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Love, is the overflow of joy in God that meets the needs of others especially in times of suffering and loss.

John Piper at Generous Giving’s 2017 Celebration of Generosity

Check the video out here: https://generousgiving.org/media/videos/piper-2017…

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Daddy Day

Most every Saturday, I spend the day with my 7 year old son, Luke. This is a new commitment for me this year, one I have enjoyed immensely.  In the past I tried to have this “rhythm” but it didn’t last.  Despite good intentions, I didn’t have accountability in place …

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Friday Inspiration

Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, that it may give grace to those who hear.

Ephesians 4:29…

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David and Goliath and the View of God

“When Saul and all of Israel heard these words of the Philistine, they were dismayed and greatly afraid.” (1 Samuel 17:11).

Recently I came across this verse from the story of David and Goliath in 1 Samuel, and it blew me away.  This huge behemoth of a man, Goliath, had …

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