Peace with the Shepherd

Hope Christian Academy is graduating their first senior class this spring. I was honored to lead their seniors on a retreat in the Killdeer Mountains. We hiked and fished. We drank fresh spring water that flows freely from the side of a hill. I passed on a little wisdom to help...
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Dig early

A friend of mine has a saying, “Dig your wells before you are thirsty.”  In other words, be prepared.  You should financially budget for emergency expenses, and you are wise to follow the same concept in other areas of your life. Another friend has recently reaped the benefit of...
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Who am I?

I am honored to know several World War II veterans who desperately love the Lord.  There is nothing like a WWII veteran.  They are tough and rugged.  One man decided he was getting soft and needed some exercise but had no desire to go to the gym.  Instead he lowered himself into...
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I lay me down!

“I lay me down I’m not my own, I belong to you alone Lay me down, lay me down Hand on my heart this much is true, There’s no life apart from you Lay me down, lay me down” -“Lay Me Down” By Chris Tomlin As the new year has started, New year’s...
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Winning at Home

Family is God’s idea.  He designed and created men and women to come together in marriage and then have children.  “Be fruitful and multiply,” God said.  God also has a plan for how families work best.  The Bible is replete with descriptions of the roles for husbands, wives, and...
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Tomorrow’s happiness

How many times do we go through the day with a rotten attitude and think, tomorrow will be better. What if tomorrow presents the same circumstances as today? Our life would be constant misery because we are living by the unknown “happiness” of tomorrow, rather than...
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