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When Does School Start?

Posted on August 4

WHEN DOES SCHOOL START? When you have a goal in life, don’t give up on it. It may take a lot of years to accomplish it – but don’t ever quit. “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” (Isaiah 40:31) “As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Counting Points or Counting People? – Part 11

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Counting Points or Counting People? – Part 11

Posted on July 28

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: COUNTING POINTS OR COUNTING PEOPLE? – Part 11 How do you determine who wins in sports? If you look through human glasses, you count the number of points scored. If you look through God’s glasses, you count the number of people served. Monty Williams was named Head Coach of the Phoenix Suns in 2019. A reporter asked him about his philosophy of coaching. Coach Williams said, “The essence of... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Negative Circumstances or Positive Responses – Part 10

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Negative Circumstances or Positive Responses – Part 10

Posted on July 21

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: NEGATIVE CIRCUMSTANCES OR POSITIVE RESPONSES – PART 10 What we see in life depends on the glasses through which we are looking. When we look through human glasses, we can only see negative circumstances. When we see things through God’s glasses, we can see positive responses. Which glasses we look through is a choice we make. When I was working on a graduate degree at Princeton, I read Viktor E.... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Bib or Apron? - Part 9

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Bib or Apron? – Part 9

Posted on July 14

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: BIB or APRON? – Part 9 How can we experience the most meaningful life possible? Looking through human glasses, we see the answer as wearing a bib. Looking through God’s glasses, we see the answer as wearing an apron. Coach Willie Spears and I are writing a book together to be ready in October on this subject of the bib or apron. Wearing a bib indicates that we are... more »

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A Sad Situation or a Simple Solution? – Part 8

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: A Sad Situation or a Simple Solution? – Part 8

Posted on July 7

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: A SAD SITUATION OR A SIMPLE SOLUTION? – Part 8 Oftentimes in life, we are confronted with situations that are hard to understand. Through human glasses, we see a sad situation. Through God’s glasses, we can see a simple solution. It was June 6, 2021, in Centerpoint, AL. Tim Harrison didn’t have enough money to get a cap and gown, so he could not attend his high school graduation... more »

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America's Biggest Danger

America’s Biggest Danger!

Posted on June 30

AMERICA’S BIGGEST DANGER! Somebody posed this question – how do you eat an elephant? The best answer was, “One bite at a time.” Enough little bites can consume the whole big elephant. Big things fall because little things eat away at them. Little drops of water constantly hitting a rock will eventually wear the rock down. If a woodpecker keeps pecking long enough with his little pecks, a limb or even a tree can come... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Getting or Giving – Part 7

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Getting or Giving – Part 7

Posted on June 23

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: GETTING OR GIVING – PART 7 Looking through human glasses, we see getting. Looking through God’s glasses, we are able to see giving. A spirit of getting is a result of our natural selfishness. The spirit of giving is the result of God’s grace helping us to see things from a different perspective. “The greedy only wants to get, while the Godly only wants to give.”  (Proverbs 21:26) Jesus... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: I or WE – Part 6

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: I or WE – Part 6

Posted on June 16

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: I OR WE – PART 6 What we see in life depends on what kind of glasses we use. If we look through human glasses, we see “I.” If we look through God’s glasses, we see “WE.” We don’t have to be taught in order to be selfish. A baby’s first instincts are to cry for whatever he wants. The baby perceives that the whole world centers around him.... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Problems or Possibilities – Part 5

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Problems or Possibilities – Part 5

Posted on June 9

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: PROBLEMS OR POSSIBILITIES – PART 5 When you look at people and events, do you see problems or possibilities? It depends on your glasses. Human glasses see problems – God’s glasses see possibilities! When God called Gideon to go to battle, Gideon saw a huge problem. (Judges 6-8) The enemy had so many more soldiers than he did. There was no way he could win. But God was looking... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Grumbling or Gratitude - Part 4

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Grumbling or Gratitude – Part 4

Posted on June 2

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: GRUMBLING OR GRATITUDE – PART 4 When you look at people and events in life, you see either grumbling or gratitude. Human glasses often see grumbling – God’s glasses always see gratitude. God sent Moses to lead the children of Israel out of bondage. During their long trek in the desert, the people developed an attitude of grumbling. “All the Israelites grumbled against Moses and Aaron, and the whole... more »

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