Category Archive for: ‘Spiritual Growth’

  • Lady at Costco

    Do you ever get a little nudge from God?
    One day last week I went to Costco to pick up a few odds and ends.  I was in a rush as I had a lot of things on my list to get done that day.
    While I …

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  • The Sharpest Knife In The Drawer

    Recently while doing a seminar, I met a gentleman named Mike who runs a ranch for troubled kids in Texas.
    He told me about a conversation that he’d had with a friend of his.  They were talking about God when Mike asked the man how he …

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  • 7 Ways to See “Life’s Coming Attractions!”

    Albert Einstein once said,
    “Your imagination is a preview for your life’s coming attractions.” 
    Love that!
    It’s also been said that what you think about will come into your life.  Actually, there have been several books written on the subject.
    As we approach the New Year, it may be …

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  • POW for 43 Years?

    Back in June, I had the opportunity to be in Madison, Wisconsin, working with a group of leaders.  That day, I met a man named Terry.
    When he came into the room where the seminar was being held, he had on a POW/MIA hat.  I asked …

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  • One Stripe!

    I have five sons.  Three are blood; then I have a stepson named Corey and a son-in-law named Tyler.  All of them are Warriors—strong men, brave, and full of courage.
    My oldest son Joe is a fighter.  I first learned this when he was in 9th …

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  • What If?

    I have a very good friend named Dan Reiland.  He is the Executive Pastor of the church I go to, 12 Stone.  I started going there back in 1996.  At that time, there were about 350 people who regularly attended.  Now, there are close to …

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  • Island Days

    During a conversation I was having with a friend recently, he said that on some days at work, he feels like he’s all by himself—like he’s on an island.
    It reminded me of something that I experienced lately that may help you.
    As some of you know, …

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  • He Gave Thanks!

    One of my favorite little stories in the Bible can be found in Matthew 15.  Starting with verse 29, it describes how there was a big crowd who for three days had brought “the lame, the blind, the crippled, the mute, and many others” to …

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