Time Management Matters in a Pandemic More Than Ever

Time Management Matters in a Pandemic More Than Ever

As I write this, we’re preparing for our 17th Sunday of NOT meeting together for a weekend worship service. Most of our people understand and appreciate the caution. A few are trying to understand and be gracious and patient even if they disagree. And I. Miss....
When God Shows Up Late

When God Shows Up Late

God re-named Abram to Abraham, the father of many nations, and then waited 25 years to fulfill that promise. Imagine all the awkward conversations in which Abraham had to introduce himself: “Hi, I’m the father of many nations…”...
This is the Hour for Commitment

This is the Hour for Commitment

Satan’s “hour” occurred when Jesus was dying on the cross. The serpent was bruising the heel of God’s Son. Jesus’ “hour” occurred when he came back from the grave in his bodily resurrection, crushing the head of the serpent....
Where Would I Be Without God’s Patience?

Where Would I Be Without God’s Patience?

As of the moment in which I’m writing this, I’m 42 years old. And there are mistakes I’ve been making for more than four decades. You’d think, by now, I’d have mastered all of my areas of weakness, right? Surely I’ve had time to...
Before You Were Born, You Were Loved

Before You Were Born, You Were Loved

My long distance pastor, Rick Warren, said something that changed my whole perspective of life once… Most people think we sin because we don’t love God enough. But I believe we sin because we don’t realize just how much God loves us. I believe...
When You’re Completely Spent and Have Nothing to Show For it All

When You’re Completely Spent and Have Nothing to Show For it All

When my wife and I were first married, we lived in Beebe, Arkansas where I served as pastor of a small church and we commuted several days per week to Conway, an hour away, for classes at Central Baptist College. The chariot that carried us back and forth was a 1991...
Why You Can’t Seem to Manage Your Time

Why You Can’t Seem to Manage Your Time

Time management. Of all the people I know who ever focus on this concept, only a small handful are confident that they’re doing it well. Most of us feel out of control. We feel that our specialty is time mis-management. Why is this so? I believe it’s...
You Can't Get More Time, But You Can Expand Your Capacity

You Can't Get More Time, But You Can Expand Your Capacity

168. That’s it. You and I have exactly the same amount of time. Rich or poor, young or old, we each get 168 hours in a week’s time. With some of that, we need to rest, or we’ll get fewer total weeks in our short lives. With some of that time, we need...

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