“If I must be silent about these things, then I’m not free … I would rather die than to be so fearful that I never lived.”
– Gianna Jessen (abortion survivor and advocate for life)
In all matters of life, we should set apart Jesus Christ as Lord. Our heart is our essence as moral creatures, as image-bearers and the seat of our will. It begins in our hearts. What does that look like at Christmastime?
At some point between making a hot cup of Rooibos tea, sitting in my easy chair and opening my book, I picked up my iPhone to check on the weather. Then, I began reading the news. The battle was on!
Not everyone is called to adopt or become a foster parent. However, everyone can advocate for children in the foster care system. There are almost 17,000 kids in foster care in Texas. Here are a few challenges and creative ways to help
To avoid being knocked out of the sky by a surface-to-air missile, pilots employ a tactical landing approach in dangerous places. Before I could get my head straight, we were on the ground. A soft female voice came over the intercom, “On behalf of Lufthansa, we welcome you to Erbil, Iraq. We hope you enjoyed your flight.”
The problem with a “#hashtag” movement is that it is all about emotion, it contains no plan and no perseverance. There is no real commitment because the hashtag itself is transient and short-lived by design. Hashtags are created to trend on social media.
Generational dysfunction begets generational dysfunction until the cycle is broken. To affect cultural change, people use stories.
I took my 9 year old son (Nelson) for an overnight camping adventure at our ranch. I had three objectives. First, to invest time into my son’s life. Second, teach him practical outdoor skills while feeding his sense of adventure. Third, each activity was designed to point him toward authentic manhood.
Before our Savior marched to the cross, He prayed. He cast the seeds of His Gospel into the eternal hearts of future generations – the Martin Luthers, the William Wilburforces, the Charles Spurgeons, the Jim Elliots, the Billy Grahams and so on
I’m often asked how I go about goal setting. So, I decided to share my goal setting system. You may not a goal-setter or you could be goal guru. Wherever you find yourself, I hope you find value here. My biggest obstacle in reaching my goals is me.