Life is busy. Do you feel—like most of America—that half of the time, you don’t know if you’re coming or going? If so, I’ve got great news for you! With a few simple time management skills, you can take control of your schedule and actually accomplish more with a lot less stress. The fundamental step … More Life-Changing Time Management Tips
“I want to, but I just don’t have the time,” is one of the most common frustrations I hear from people from all walks of life. Dreams are not becoming realities and goals are not being achieved, because countless individuals are convinced they simply can’t fit certain priorities into their schedules. Whether it is working out, cooking … More Show Your Calendar Who’s Boss
Another Christmas has come and gone, yet the truths that we celebrate during its festivities should remain constant. One of these glorious truths, which was the focus of my Advent series, is found in one of Jesus’ titles, Immanuel, which means, “God with us.” This word, Immanuel, most likely rings familiar to you; we sing about … More 2017, A Year to Draw Near
Recent statistics show that cohabitation before marriage is a growing trend in the United States. 48% of women, ages 15 – 44, move in with their mate before getting married. Because the Bible doesn’t specifically address this cultural subject, there are Christians who feel that living together before marriage is NOT living in sin. Without … More Cohabitation: Is It Okay for Christians?
Isn’t it easy to take the people in our lives for granted? It is not that we are unloving or that we don’t appreciate the relationships we have. No, I believe the problem is simply we are not intentional enough about considering and expressing appreciation for others. I recently read a story of a young man … More Intentional Kindness
If you are like me, when you see a red, Folgers coffee can, in your mind you immediately hear that catchy jingle with the words, “The best part of waking up, is Folgers in your cup.” You know you just sang it! By nature, I am not a morning person (and that is a vast … More The Best Part of Waking Up…
Last week in my post, “Beyond Forgiveness,” I argued that when conflict arises between Christians, that our aim should be— not just to forgive— but to be reconciled with our brothers and sisters in Christ. One of the necessary steps in reconciliation is confrontation, which seems to be avoided like the plague in most … More The Road to Reconciliation: How to Address an Offense with Another Believer