Lessons on the Track

May 12th 2017 No comments yet  

Have you ever noticed how much more enjoyable exercise is with a friend? On Sunday evening, I had a dear friend invite me to go for a walk at a local school track. As we went ‘round and ‘round the track, we laughed and shared about our week, and before we knew it, we had walked for an hour. Last night, I went to the track on my own to enjoy the beautiful spring evening, and as I was walking, three dads and their three young sons (about eight years old) showed …

Healing from Shame

March 15th 2017 No comments yet  

open handsSpecial thanks go to Dr. Andi Thacker, assistant professor of Biblical counseling at Dallas Theological Seminary, for contributing this article. 

As soon as the words came out of my mouth, I felt regret. Stressors piled up and got the best of me, and now I heaped those uncontrollable frustrations upon someone I love. My loved one melted under a barrage of words, and, instantly, I too felt flooded with emotion. Too often this is an experience that characterizes many of our relational interactions. We inflict damage upon those we love …

Find Purpose in the Pain

February 27th 2017 No comments yet  

sprout from rocksNo matter what your job is or what kind of house you live in, you have experienced pain. Pain and brokenness are everywhere! Those who say they do not have some form of pain are lying to themselves and to you. Whatever the source of our pain may be, it distorts our view of the world. It affects how we view and relate to ourselves, to other people, and to God.

On a number of occasions, I have heard Pastor Chuck Swindoll state something to the effect of God’s school being …

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