Remembering My Dad My dad was a great storyteller and very funny. Being Irish, I guess it is part of the ancestry. He spoke fondly of his college years and was the first in his family to receive a degree. During WWII he was in the Army Infantry. He entertained himself and his platoon by…Read more Father’s Day Reflections
Change is hard Whether it is starting an exercise program or healthy eating, change takes effort and is not easy. It takes a vision of a new future. What I mean by that is your old habits are so entrenched that it takes a new vision to move out of them. You need to see…Read more Change Takes Vision
I'm excited to report that my purity devotional book, Live Pure and Free-The 90 Day Game Changer has been nominated for a Christian Indy Award. The Christian Indy Awards honor Christian books by independent authors and small publishers for outstanding contribution to Christian life. This award is kind of a people's choice award. Voting has now…Read more “Live Pure and Free” Book Nominated!
The injured athlete The Google definition of tackling in American football is: “to stop the forward progress of (the ball carrier) by seizing them and knocking them to the ground.” Sometimes in knocking the ball carrier to the ground someone gets injured. The injured athlete’s movement is restricted and they are on the bench until…Read more Injured
Live Pure and Free will be on a Celebration Blog Tour starting September 1st and running through September 14th. Every day a blogger will either post a review of the book, have a spotlight for it, or feature an interview with the author. Oh, that's me. Follow the tour and share the link with your…Read more Celebration Tour! “Live Pure and Free”
Schools out! With summer comes lots of unscheduled time for children. With many parents busy working, there will be occasions when school-age children are on their own or with peers. No parent wants to imagine that their child is looking at pornography, but it does happen. Some researchers say the average age of exposure to…Read more Warning: Teenage Danger Zone
My choir director, Brian, had an interesting way of approaching a new song. We did not start at the obvious place, like the beginning. “Go to number 5 on page 8,” Brian would say. We’d work on a difficult section of the song at number 5 until we had that down. “Turn to page 12…Read more Benefits of a Good Leader
For you, this may be the most joyous and fun nine days of the year. Give God the glory for your blessings. But for many, these days are a struggle.
I’m talking about Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day.
For many of us these are the nine longest days of the year. For those:
- from dysfunctional families where the holidays were painful times of chaos
- whose marriages have crumbled and the holidays have not been full of joy
- who are approaching their first holiday season as a non-drinker, a non-smoker, or without whatever drug they were addicted to in past years
- working on their freedom from sexual addiction facing their family of origin who may be the source of much pain that they have been medicating with sex or drugs
- whose spouse died this year and are facing their first Christmas season alone
- divorced and facing their first Christmas alone…
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My new book was released December 1st! "Live Pure and Free" is a 90 day devotional for men on the journey to their sexual purity. "Live Pure and Free" is available for ordering on Amazon and wherever books are sold. Many wonderful endorsements are arriving. Here is the latest one from Dr. Rob Rienow. “I…Read more “Live Pure and Free- The 90 Day Game Changer”