Are you a worrywart? This type of wart has nothing to do with the virus that can appear as hard, callous bumps on your hands and feet. But worrywarts do originate from a virus of a different kind. It’s contagious and usually spreads primarily among family members. Rarely does a worrier have influence or branch […]
Recently a young mom in her 30’s received national attention because of something she posted on her Facebook page. It caused quite a stir, mostly among women. It’s a photo of the woman and her three young children. She is thin and fit, but it’s the caption above her photo that caused the ruckus. It […]
Don’t let the title fool you. This article isn’t about BB guns, Chinese food, or someone’s tongue getting stuck on a metal pole. I’d like to talk about the real Christmas story. The one about Jesus.
The story of Mary and Joseph is incredible for a number of reasons. For example, consider how Mary finds out […]
When you walk into a fast food restaurant and approach the counter, the server will ask what you want to order. If you’re not sure, you’ll pause for a minute and then perhaps order a sandwich and a drink. The server will inevitably ask whether you want to add fries for, let’s say, an additional […]
We love movies because they often have happy endings whereas life does not. Some movies help us understand life. The theme of the movie Lion King not only brought awareness to meerkats and warthogs, but it helped us better comprehend the circle of life. The main character, Simba, is shamed into leaving his family’s kingdom […]
8 team members from various walks of life left for Johannesburg, South Africa on June 12 to embark on a mission to bring joy, peace, and the message of God’s love in a tangible way. Through various speaking opportunities (church service, seminary chapel, youth group meeting, men’s breakfast) and work projects serving the poorest of […]
I continue to meet many people who say to me, “My situation or circumstances seem hopeless and I don’t know what to do.” I want to dedicate this article to those of you who continue to seek to grow as a person and in relationships with your family, even in what appears to be a […]
I met a man recently while I was traveling. We were both at the same event in another part of the country, and he came up to me and said, “Dan, I need to tell you my story.” And I said, “What is it?” He proceeded to tell me that he had recently interviewed for […]
Last year, a celebrity said something that really made me angry.
The statement was controversial enough that it was all over the news because it involved this well-known political comedian and the wife of a potential candidate for President of the United States. This comedian stated that this woman, the candidate’s wife, should not be allowed […]
There was a popular show back in the 70s called Schoolhouse Rock that taught many of us about grammar and the legislative process through clever songs. We learned how a bill becomes a law through a tune that began with the lyrics, “I’m just a bill, and I’m sitting here on Capitol Hill.” We also […]