Category Archives: Faithfulness

GET FOCUSED!

Do we have selective hearing or seeing? Sure, we all do. Every second, our brain is bombarded with sensory data from all five senses. You sit down and in just a few moments stop consciously focusing on the feel of … Continue reading

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DON’T GIVE UP

By 1989, baseball player Nolan Ryan reached an incredible 5,000 strikeouts, and all those no hitters. Ryan is a phenomenal baseball player. In his rookie year, 18 years earlier, Gil Hodges was the manager of the Mets, and was impatient … Continue reading

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PAST LAURELS

On the television show M*A*S*H, Dr. Charles Emerson Winchester III made it clear what separated him from everybody else – “I’m a Winchester,” he was heard to say more than once. For him, it was his family name that made … Continue reading

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KINDNESS

At a Special Olympic Event, some time ago, 9 special athletes were competing in a 100-yard dash. As the starting pistol shot and the race started, one runner tripped and fell to the ground, crying out loud in pain. One … Continue reading

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JESUS ADDRESSED ERROR

There are many of misconceptions and false views in our day as to the kind of person Jesus really was. It is a popular view to consider Jesus as very accepting, tolerant, and non-judgmental. Our Lord is portrayed by many … Continue reading

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KEEPING YOUR FOCUS ON GOD

In the days of the circuit riders a minister was out riding one afternoon and came upon a man out working in his field. “Fine day isn’t it?” the minister called out.  “Its fine for you,” the man replied, “All … Continue reading

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SHARPENING YOUR AX

One man challenged another to an all-day wood chopping contest. The challenger worked very hard, stopping only for a brief lunch break. The other man had a leisurely lunch and took several breaks during the day. At the end of … Continue reading

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