Lion or a Lamb

We look to a groundhog to tell us how much winter remains.  We think the color of the caterpillar will tell us how bad the winter will be.  On March, 1st we watch to see if March will come in as a lion or a lamb.  If it comes in as a lion, then it will supposedly…

Becoming a 5 star Christian

For most of you, the month of February is associated with Valentines Day. But if you’re a college football junkie like me, you associate February with national signing day and hope and pray that your favorite team finishes in the top 10 in recruiting. Yes, I’m fully aware that I’m a nerd but I thoroughly…

Gift Exchange

“For God so loved the world that He GAVE His only begotten Son (Jesus), that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” Christmas is a time to celebrate the greatest gift ever given (Jesus)!  God wrapped Jesus up in swaddling clothes and presented Him to the world.  Like any gift you must…

Holiday Thoughts

If you’re like me, you’ve consumed more calories over the last week than you have in the last several weeks combined. You’ve eaten enough turkey to last you until Christmas and you’ve had your fill of pumpkin pie. Wait, who am I kidding? One can never get tired of pie! In all seriousness, I truly…

Thanksgiving Matters

Even before Halloween got here, stores were already putting out Christmas stuff.  Now don’t misunderstand me, there is nothing wrong if you are one of those people who like to put up your Christmas tree and decorations early (my daughter-in-law has already put her tree up).  The birth of Christ is worth celebrating year around. (I guess this could…

Anniversary Thoughts

This past Thursday, Renea and I celebrated our 9th wedding anniversary. I’m not going to waste your time with all the mushy stuff, but I can honestly say that I’m more in love with my wife now than I was on my wedding day. For those who know me totally understand that I outkicked my…