Strength in the Weakness

Strength in the Weakness

Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light. –Matthew 11:28-30 (NASB) Maybe...
Reaping What I Have Sown as a Single Dad

Reaping What I Have Sown as a Single Dad

It’s pretty standard knowledge amongst Christians: sow into the deeds of the flesh and reap of the flesh; sow into the Spirit and reap the fruits of the Spirit. Unfortunately the words if I had known then what I know now don’t help much once certain actions have come...
One Man Sharpens Another

One Man Sharpens Another

Some time ago, I realized that my father-in-law has told me that he loves me more in a few months than my own father told me in 40 years. You know what? It’s still a little weird—but I’m getting used to it! We may not always show it, but men want to be affirmed, they...
Overcoming Unforgiveness

Overcoming Unforgiveness

I once heard a story of how cattle ranchers out west must go down to the watering holes on cold mornings to chip away any ice that may have accumulated over night. Just a few pokes here and there quickly break up the ice and allows the animals to drink. What do you...
I Can Only Imagine

I Can Only Imagine

A few weeks ago, I attended an annual Summit for Fatherhood ministry leaders in the Northwest corner of Georgia—a beautiful establishment and setting! This was my fourth visit to the Summit in the past five years, so I know it well. I will say, however, the first...