Category Archives: Men

A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: Are you willing to be broken? … Again?

“God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.” 1 Peter 5:5b, from Proverbs 3:34 “God, how long will you torture me?!? Have I not endured enough? Have You not taken enough? What more must I do before You … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: On Perspective

First, my apologies for not posting in so long. Long story short, getting the site up on SSL, and a few other chaotic items in life, left me without much to say for a while. And in ministry, it is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Discipline and Fatherhood

In our world, we often approach parenting in a mechanical, managerial way. Now I doubt anyone has ever explained it that way, but, frankly, that’s often how I see these books on parenting and books on raising children as if … Continue reading

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No-Win Scenarios

“I don’t believe in no-win scenarios.” – Capt. James T. Kirk When I was growing up, I often heard, “Nope, can’t do that!”  I didn’t hear it from people trying to tell me what I could or could not do … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: Dark Days and Comfort

Did you know that to comfort also means to strengthen? Did you know that a comfort is something that strengthens you? I definitely didn’t! I thought comfort was something that simply made you feel good, not something that was supposed … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: He trains my hands!

“Blessed be the Lord, my rock, who trains my hands for war, and my fingers for battle;” – Psalm 144:1 I have a friend who is a military/war buff.  He signed up on 9/11, and he loves to serve his … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: On Hopelessness…

Just a brief note, guys!  Today, I find myself being torn sometimes to believe that things are hopeless, that my life will never get better, that things will continue to degenerate in the world around, that life is just over, … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: Brokenness

Have you felt the pain inflicted by the Lord? — “He said to him the third time, ‘…do you love Me?’” (John 21:17)  Have you ever felt the pain, inflicted by the Lord, at the very center of your being, … Continue reading

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A Glorious Tidbit: Our Only Need

Over the years, I have often sought out Men’s Bible Studies at my church for the purpose of fellowship with other men and growing with God.  I encourage you to find a Men’s Bible Study that you can attend, even … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: Who Are You?

In the 1987 Robocop flick, there is a scene that resonates in my mind to this very day. In it, one of the criminals who killed Officer Murphy (who is now Robocop) is knocking over a gas station. Robocop shows … Continue reading

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