Let’s get stoned (part 3)

“Hey, he was just exercising his first amendment rights! Lay off!”
“I support stone control! There are too many stones in the hands of our youth!”
“It’s an act of hate against those peaceful loving Philistines.”
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When Godly men fail!

bathsheba3The past couple of days I’ve looked at Godly men that seem to not take their eyes off God. They stand firm in the faith no matter what the circumstances.
Though men like that exist I think they are not as populous as those that fall to temptation and failure. Continue reading

Be a Mentor!

mentorDo not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers, older women as mothers, younger women as sisters, with all purity. 1 Tim 5:1-2

I got to thinking about some people that have made a difference in my life. I’ve mentioned before my grandmother Swanson and Aunt Sarah, but they are both family.
Looking outside the family I can remember Jerry Welch. Continue reading

The Protecting Wife!

protective wifeIn a marriage it is the responsibility of each spouse to protect the other. I know the greater responsibility is for the husband to protect the wife and children. However there are times the wife must protect the husband from himself.

There is a great story about this in 1 Samuel 25. Continue reading

Yesterday, today, and tomorrow!

yesterdayThe building where CrossRoads is located is an old skating rink. It’s 100 feet long and 50 feet wide, more or less.

The land on which it sits was once the sight of Holy Ghost filled tent revivals. My wife, Linda, lived within shouting distance of the location and still recalls hearing the singing, preaching, and praising. Continue reading

I know I would feel that way!

Yesterday’s Morning Thought was about the Prodigal Son’s father. The question is about the actions, thoughts, and feelings of the father while his son was gone.

I asked the same question on Facebook and received these replies.

  • That father was doing nothing but praying, probably fasting and trusting God. Continue reading

The Gift of Encouragement

Yesterdays Morning Thought about Working Together to Kill Giants has sparked another thought.

Years before Israel was standing face-to-face with their opponents, the Philistines. Neither army moved because of a Philistine champion called Goliath. Continue reading