Accused. Not Guilty

Accused. Not Guilty

When have you been falsely accused? How did it make you feel? What did you do about it? K. T. Lynn told the following story of when she was falsely accused. She was shamed by her high school English teacher that extinguished for several years her love affair with...
Can a Dog Be Reborn as an Auto Racer?

Can a Dog Be Reborn as an Auto Racer?

The new movie, The Art of Racing in the Rain, is a cute story that uses auto racing strategies to get through the challenges of life. The main character of the story is a Golden Retriever named Enzo whose master is an auto racer. Once Denny picks out Enzo from a...
It’s Your Turn to Follow Me

It’s Your Turn to Follow Me

This month my wife and I celebrate forty years of marriage. It’s a personal record for both of us since we’ve never been married before. My immediate thoughts include gratitude to God for making this possible and sustaining us through the ups and downs. We’ve...
Why I Recommend Toastmasters

Why I Recommend Toastmasters

Why would an experienced speaker join Toastmasters? I’ve  learned that being an experienced speaker doesn’t make a person a good speaker. We would hope it does, but it doesn’t always do so. I had about forty-four years of various speaking experiences, mostly preaching...
Did Jesus Give Money To the Poor?

Did Jesus Give Money To the Poor?

Earlier this year while preparing material for teaching on stewardship, it dawned on me that there is no example in the four New Testament Gospels of Jesus giving money to a poor person. This observation intrigued me and motivated me to investigate it more in-depth....
Stewardship 101: Serving God’s Gain

Stewardship 101: Serving God’s Gain

I told my Russian coworker that I was going to India to teach on stewardship. She challenged me to define it for her in three words. I wasn’t able to do it at that time, but I came up with a three-word definition the next time I was working on my material. My...