Handle With Care: Iron Low Heat

Week 6 – Iron Low Heat [Proverbs 1:32, Revelation 3:14-22]  CARING WITHOUT COMPLACENCY Romans 12:11 – Do not lack diligence (enthusiasm); be fervent in spirit (hot enough to boil); serve the Lord. [HCSB]   John Stott – The Laodicean church was a halfhearted church. Perhaps none of the seven letters is more appropriate to the […]

One That Waters

Abraham was blessed to be a blessing. Oftentimes I find myself remembering this truth. We too are blessed to be a blessing. When we realize that we have been blessed by God, and that nothing is ours, but rather everything is His, then naturally this blessing should flow through our fingers and bless others. This […]

Taken Seriously

There is a lot of time and energy being spent in the world today just to be taken seriously. People feel like they must fight for attention. Advertising has become more bold and outrageous than ever. It is hard to get people to pay attention. Celebrities do wild stunts. We post odd status updates to […]

The Lifesaver

This past week was a difficult one for me. My routine was missing in action. Sleep escaped me. My level of pain was at its highest. We were relocating. I was working every day, all day. It was draining. I was standing at work in pain, tired and dreading the end of my shift when […]

Look After

If you are the older sibling, you might have heard the phrase “look after” your brother or sister. If you are in a management position, your job is to “look after” whatever you are managing, and this usually includes a group of people. When you have children, you “look after” them. Looking after someone requires […]

A Gentle Answer

I have seen people get so angry. They are ready to explode. You can see the look in their face. They are mad. They are ready to fume from their ears. Then something changes. They are face to face with someone who doesn’t yell back. The person doesn’t respond harshly. Instead there is a gentle […]

You Do It!

“Send the people away so that they can go to the surrounding countryside and villages and buy themselves something to eat.’  But he answered, ‘You give them something to eat.’ They said to him, ‘That would take more than half a year’s wages! Are we to go and spend that much on bread and give […]

Follow Unfollow

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” – John 3:16 [NIV] We learn interesting things about people on Social Media. I quite enjoy getting to connect with people from around the globe, not simply as a […]