The Christian life is not a passive endeavor, but requires work, your work and God’s work. Read this verse carefully: Work out your…View More Partners With God
My wife’s cousin, *Bruce Jeffcoach, is a high school chemistry teacher in San Joachim valley in California. On the walls of his classroom along with the Periodic Table, a chart of measures, and appropriate posters, is a sign over the middle of the board in the front of the room. You can’t miss it. John Wooden, the UCLA coach said, “discipline yourself, so others don’t have to.” Bruce writes, “I simply get my students attention with a quite pssst sound and point to the quote above my whiteboard. I hope that helps to put all in order.”
To grow in Christ requires Spiritual Discipline.View More Growing in Christ: Spiritual Discipline
As a teacher and professor, I constantly watch the eyes of students, listen for the timbre of their voices, and consider the freshness in…View More Growing in Christ: Spiritual Insight
As a professor, it is tempting to forget the purpose of school. Well, the purpose of school is NOT school. It is life! It is tempting to think the purpose is turning in papers, reading texts, passing exams, and making the grade. Reality Check: None of that matters unless and only if those activities help you live true to your best each day.View More Growing In Christ: Spiritual Empowerment
For life to survive and thrive, certain elements are required such as light, air, water, and nutrition. For spiritual life in Christ to survive…View More Growing In Christ: Spiritual Care
NFCN 10 Tough Questions – “What Does The Bible Say About God and How He Relates To Us?” 06/02/13 Nashville First Church of…View More Catch a Glimpse!
What’s In A Name? Years ago, I visited the Holy Land with a tour group. On one stop on the tour, north of Galilee, we…View More What’s In A Name?
Jesus takes our breath away with these words, “He (you) will do even greater things than these, because I am going to my Father” (John…View More Even Greater Things
Mother is the first mirror in the life of a child. When an infant looks into the face of mother, the baby learns “this…View More Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
How do we hear God’s love for us? Let me give us a place to start – Jesus. I am utterly confident that Jesus knew the Father’s voice in prayer. In the chamber of His inner life, He listened to the words of our Father in Heaven. And, the Word of God assured Jesus that He was loved. Jesus knew the Father accepted Him as the beloved. Jesus knew the inner safety of God’s love, even in the face of the cross. The Father would deliver Him. Jesus knew that He was free to be exactly who God sent Him to be.View More He’s Praying For You!