- Enemies may Accumulate! But You Win!
- FAILURE, FRUSTRATION, CATASTROPHE! Your Keys to Success!
- John’s Book: Chap.1. “And he fell among robbers…” Luke 10:30
- Boring, Dull Meetings? 10 Skills for Leading Groups
- Get comfortable when you’re not! Think Mesopotamia!
- Thanksgiving Sail! No Discounts! Lots of Rewards! It’s a Dream!
- Save the Worms!
- God can slip through our hands; but we can’t slip through his. Nice!
- Casey and the Son-shine Band!
- “…flowery beds of ease” What’s you sleep number?
- The Big Bang Way!
- ASHAMED? No longer!
- Pain and Gain
- Losing heart? Five ways to find it again!
- What’s bugging you?
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Author Archives: John
“Bang!” and the universe began. On April 24, 1992 we read that the “Big Bang” had been confirmed by scientists. They were thrilled to believe they had found the beginning of the universe. “A Very Big Bang,” is what Patricia … Continue reading
“You ought to be ashamed of yourself!” Tragically, this reprimand is considered appropriate. Adults speak it over children. Religious leaders speak it over their own followers. Political leaders do the same. Many of us speak it over ourselves as we … Continue reading
“No Pain, No Gain!” proclaim the athletes. Going through hard times is essential to growth and success, they believe. Jesus and his main followers believe it too. “Train yourself for godliness; for while bodily training is of some value, godliness … Continue reading
The 92 year old woman I sat with today confided that she was tired and just wanted to die. She was losing heart. You don’t have to be 90 to lose heart. “Each day in our nation there are an … Continue reading
“The sun beat down on Jonah’s head until he grew faint and wished to die. ‘Death is certainly better than living like this!’ he exclaimed.” (Jonah 4:8) Jonah was so disappointed that he wanted to die. Life had not gone … Continue reading
Are you one of the living dead? Are you barely existing, zombie-like, in despair, defeat or depression? Believe and declare that God has assigned you to be here on the planet for such a time as this, and that can … Continue reading
Your Life is Worth Living! Accept no Substitutes! “What’s the point of living?” “I’m just in the way, no one wants me or needs me anyway.” “It would be easier to just die.” These are the voices of the spirit … Continue reading
Jesus is a terrorist fighting expert. However, Jesus’ strategy for fighting terrorism may seem disappointing, weak and impractical. Terrorists fought Jesus constantly. In his day the government was the terrorist. Before the United States came into being that was the … Continue reading
“How do I know that I love God?” Jesus’ answer is obedient love. He says, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments,” (John 14:15) and that love is seen in action. “A new commandment I give to you, … Continue reading
“All things work together for good.” (Romans 8:28) In classes for organizations about managing stress, I teach about homeostasis which has the idea of balance, alignment, and peace. I propose the we may be designed to be in homeostasis psychologically … Continue reading