Intentional Kindness

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

Does the Bible Really Say That? A Call to Biblical Truth

Last month, the infamous snake-handling preacher, James Coots of Middlesboro, died from a rattlesnake bite received in church. Coots was deeply convicted by what he considered to be a literal translation of Mark 16:16-18. The Lexington Herald Leader published a quote that Coots gave National Geographic regarding this text: “To me it’s as much a … More Does the Bible Really Say That? A Call to Biblical Truth

Be Strong

Many Christians love to quote 1 Timothy 4:8, “For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.” (KJV). Sorry, this one verse is not an excuse to avoid physical fitness. The benefits of exercise are proven, they … More Be Strong

Living in Focus

My road to better health demanded a simpler, more focused life. The combination of unrelenting ministry hours, college courses, family responsibilities, coaching, exercise, and other miscellaneous responsibilities, proved to be too much. These obligations, combined with an inability to say “no,” quickly became overwhelming. There was a time, in which I believed I could handle … More Living in Focus

Overcoming Obstacles Associated with Healthy Eating

  There are two main challenges that many people face when trying to implement a healthy eating-plan. The biggest obstacle is the expense associated with natural foods, and the second is the busyness of life, which makes meal planning and preparation difficult. Good news: both of these encumbrances are easily overcome!   True, healthy, natural … More Overcoming Obstacles Associated with Healthy Eating