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Watch your mouth

I’m a big fan of words and talking with both people I know and people I’m about to know. This is a positive because…

Life’s Challenges

The best way to begin your day

Each morning our bodies instinctively strive for harmony. Psychologists call this homeostasis, or equilibrium. For example, if we wake up tired, we reach for…

Living My Faith

What are you filling up on?

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you didn’t surprise yourself? You know, those moments when something comes out of your mouth that catches even you…

Living My Faith

A Fresh Start: For Your Body

This message takes us back to the beginning, to physical life as God intended, and reminds us of the Father who gave us life and wants only what is best for his kids. In addition, it reminds us of the “image of God” that we have through Jesus, a spiritual reality that gives even our bodies peace and rest.

Living My Faith

Exercise your faith!

Every year around this time of year, people come out of their food- and Christmas celebration-induced haze and realize their pants don’t fit quite…

Life’s Challenges

Just be a kid

I hope you’ve seen the Hafod Hardware Christmas ad. The two-year-old going through the motions of running a store is a whole different level…

Social Issues

Social media, smartphones, and our spiritual health

2007 changed everything. In 2007 Facebook left college campuses and broke out into the rest of the world. In 2007 Twitter became its own…

Life’s Challenges

THINK

As we were leaving a picnic, my daughter spoke up, “I want to go with Grandma.” I piped up, “Ah, but does Grandma want…

Taboo

Sexpectations: Sex Is Unnecessary

Jesus proves that sex is not required for a satisfying life, which is thrilling news for singles, divorcés, widows, and couples struggling with their sex lives. Having a joyful connection to God makes sex a good, but unnecessary, gift from God.

Living My Faith

Fast company

People fast for various reasons. Sometimes they need to clean out their digestive systems completely to prepare for an upcoming surgery, or perhaps they…

Friends & Family

God help me assume the best and speak no ill

“We should fear and love God that we do not tell lies about our neighbor, betray him, or give him a bad name, but…

Living My Faith

I’m tired of rivalries

In the past two weeks, I’ve had a couple of people from two different schools say things—either outright or subtly—to let me know we…