From Rejection to Resiliency
The good thing about the gospel of Christ is that Jesus never put ceilings on people! In fact, He was always inspiring people by showing them the possibilities of what... more »https://johnedmathison.org/from-rejection-to-resiliency/
Funerals are an important part of a Pastor’s ministry. I have officiated at over 1,000 funerals. Funerals can be very unique. Let me share three stories about funerals that occurred... more »https://johnedmathison.org/funeral-lessons/
Every day, we have an opportunity to adopt one of three different attitudes. The one we adopt will go a long way in determining how much we accomplish during the... more »https://johnedmathison.org/three-attitudes/
Today is the Day!
When we get up every morning we have two choices. We can either look back at yesterday or we can look forward to the day in front of us. Yesterday... more »https://johnedmathison.org/today-is-the-day/
Pick Your Partner
As my dad told me once, the most important aspect of playing doubles in tennis is picking the right partnerhttps://johnedmathison.org/we-are-partners-with-god/
Live Longer or Live Better?
One of the hot topics of discussion today is how we can help people live longer. Between 1900–2003, the average life expectancy of the US rose from 49 up to... more »https://johnedmathison.org/live-longer-or-live-better/
How to Live in God’s Presence and Power
I often have people say to me “I just don’t feel the presence of God in my life” or “I oftentimes wonder if God is with me” or “How can... more »https://johnedmathison.org/how-to-live-in-gods-presence-and-power/
Realize What’s Real
Some people are fakes—other people are real. Fake people follow the lead of the world—real people follow the lead of the Word. Fake people follow perverted (worldly) choices—real people follow... more »https://johnedmathison.org/realize-whats-real/
Don’t Take the Fake!
Our world has enough fakes—what we need are some real, genuine, authentic people. Our world needs people who can be trusted and don’t just talk the talk, but walk the... more »https://johnedmathison.org/dont-take-the-fake/
The Boy Scouts Got This Right!
I was a boy scout. I will always remember the motto—Be prepared. Those words have echoed in my mind for years. Benjamin Franklin said, “By failing to prepare, you’re preparing... more »https://johnedmathison.org/the-boy-scouts-got-this-right/