For many people, work is a "4-letter word." They would never consider work to be one of the great things that happen in homes because they could never consider work to be a great thing. I truly believe that work is one of the great things that happen in homes. At an early age, children … Continue reading Great Things That Happen In Homes: WORK
Don't you love the sound of little kids playing with their toys in the playroom at the house? I'm talking about the kind of play where you walk in and see that brothers and sisters and their friends have created an entire world using legos, furniture, hot wheels racetracks, Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jesse, Cinderella, Barbie, … Continue reading Great Things That Happen in Homes: CREATIVITY
I've been blessed to have enjoyed coffee with people in their homes and at other locations in many countries around the world including: Italy Greece Germany Thailand Myanmar Egypt Israel Dominican Republic Nicaragua Canada United States Over a cup of coffee, you can: connect with your spouse get to know new neighbors catch up with … Continue reading Great Things That Happen In Homes: COFFEE
I love to have fun. Most people do. When I was a kid, we would play wiffle ball in the front yard and basketball in the driveway, go swimming in the pool, ride bikes with our friends and have fun any way possible! Today, I still like to play basketball in the driveway, corn hole … Continue reading Great Things That Happen in Homes: FUN!
When family and friends gather together for holidays, the home comes alive! Warm apple pie, grilled burgers and fresh coffee fill the home with the smells of goodness. Kids playing down the hall, teenagers in the back yard throwing the football and everyone laughing as family memories are being shared in the kitchen remind you … Continue reading Great things that happen in homes: HOLIDAYS
Some of the greatest of life's events happen in homes. In this series of posts, I'll highlight some of them. I'll pick one for each post, and if you've got one to suggest for me to write about in a future post, leave a comment below. LOVE Love! A home is a place to love … Continue reading Great things that happen in homes: LOVE
Multiple choice question. Which of these is an accurate paraphrase of the Golden Rule? Treat others the way they treat you Treat others the way you feel like treating them at the moment Treat others the way they have treated you in the past Treat others the way you want to be treated The correct … Continue reading The Way You Want to Be Treated
The Bible says, "As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another" (Proverbs 27:17). Christian men need other men who will encourage, challenge and pray for them and with them. Men need other men with which they can be real, transparent and authentic. A few months ago, our family stepped out in faith not knowing … Continue reading Iron Forums
Jesus tells a story in Luke chapter 16. Like all of his parables, Jesus tells this story in a way that causes people to think deeply about the spiritual truth he is teaching. There are twists and turns and surprises that make the story memorable. I first remember studying this story as an adult when … Continue reading The Shrewd Money Manager
Expectations make a difference. Some people have no expectations Some people have low expectations Some people have high expectations God has high expectations of himself. He always thinks, speaks and acts in the right ways. He always does so with a pure heart. Everything he does is with excellence, with integrity, with love, with faithfulness, … Continue reading What do you expect?