Category Archives: Personal thoughts

It’s not the way you think it is

Delusional self-confidence based on self-accomplishment is not far removed from self-righteousness. It’s an insidiously deadly poison that can be… Continue reading

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Truth from a five year old

She read the title, “When people are big and God is small.” She then asked me what it means. Continue reading

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Christmas gift idea

This is just a little personal stuff. I drive a 2005 Toyota Avalon mainly because I like the large cabin space. I have a life-long case of claustrophobia. But since my Avalon has a lot of miles on it, I … Continue reading

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My night-time reading stack

My wife has long ago accepted being married to a man of books! Continue reading

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Personal Update

I share this little personal update to ask you to continue to pray for me as I try to keep up with everything. Continue reading

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Get perspective!

Perspective or how we choose to see things can make a big difference in the quality of life. We can’t always choose our circumstances but we can usually choose our perspective toward them. Spiritual change is about transformation of perspective. Continue reading

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With Al Mohler Monday Evening

Steve Nichols, Gary Bredfeldt, Peter Teague, Al Mohler, Steve Cornell

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