THE 6TH LOVE LANGUAGE

THE 6TH LOVE LANGUAGE

Dr. Gary Chapman’s book The Five Love Languages was so revolutionary and so practical that these five categories are today in the working vocabulary of most Christians. This is an amazing accomplishment on his part. Chapman identifies five main “languages” that...
RELATIONSHIPS – A FAMILY REMINDER

RELATIONSHIPS – A FAMILY REMINDER

In the book If It Ain’t Broke…Break It!, Robert Kriegel shares a story I’ve never forgotten. I knew all about focusing on strengths and not emphasizing weaknesses, I had read the research, I had even written about it. Yet it slipped my mind when dealing with...
LOVE AS GOD LOVES US

LOVE AS GOD LOVES US

I have been thinking lately what a work for God it is, just loving people. -Lilias Trotter I was fresh out of the University of Oregon and did not even know if I’d like kids, as I’d not been around any for years. But my home church in Milwaukee needed a Youth Pastor...
ON RUNNING

ON RUNNING

  Six miles and 15 minutes later, I’ve not moved one foot. Pedaling at a steady almost methodical pace, the sweat is now streaming off my head; the air enters my lungs in bursts. I keep peeking at the screen to see how much longer I need to push myself.  I like...
WELCOME 2021

WELCOME 2021

Last week I wrote about 3 things God gives us strength for. This week I wish to complete that thought. As thy days, so shall thy strength shall be. -Deuteronomy 33:25, KJV Our God is a promise keeper. We may be confident that He will keep His promise completely. He is...

DISCIPLESHIP IS A RELATIONSHIP

Many moons ago, I played semi-professional basketball. One practice the other team stole the ball and had a fast break. I was trailing the play and the guy who stole the ball missed the layup, so I leaped to grab the rebound. The guy running alongside me, who was...