In one of the most powerful passages in the New Testament, Jesus informs that as we do acts of kindness, to the least of those around us, then we have in fact done those deeds to God. this is so contrary to the most popularized concept of success . According to the definition of Jesus,… More The Spiritual Fruit of Service
—————————————————- Prayer can find; The Holy Hug of God- Prayer 101 – God may know all things. But prayer is not osmosis. God my be able to know every thought but the function of prayer is not for God to read your mind. God wants to hear from you. As a parent, you may know what… More Find The Holy Hug of God in Prayer
An un-named but very special friend wrote me today; with this concern: “”What the world calls “excellence,” and even what some of God’s people who are a bit worldly-minded right now call “excellence,” is not necessarily what God the Father calls excellence. Keep your eyes straight-up on Jesus for your direction.”” This is my reply….… More Eyes on Jesus for your direction
One of the learning experiences that has caused me to readopt my college nickname of “Slam” is realizing the crucial importance of realness, to life happiness and fulfillment. I was called that nickname in college, because I was an enthusiastic Southern fireball, in a college on the west coast. When something was really incredible to… More Inside Out Living
Guidance has been on my mind all morning. I felt lead to share this with a close friend, earlier. So, I share here; in hopes that it may help some of you… I often think about: Three or four, 3-step models for guidance in life. These have been the topic on my mind today and… More Two models for Divine Guidance
In the south, when the time of year is ripe in late summer, you can smell the honeysuckle in the sweet air, before you know exactly where it is. I have found that sensing the Spirit of God is like that. God is often the most anonymous person I know. He owns all, is over all and yet… More The plentifulness of God’s love to open hearts.
Much of my earlier speaking background was as a preacher. Another huge part of my background has been being a rough and tumble guy. And for sure these experiences will always be a part of me. They say you can take the dog out of the fight, but you can’t take the fight… More Slam is a little rough around the edges.