Empathy

Empathy

“Empathy doesn’t judge what others feel. It understands what others feel.” – Dan Rockwell This quote by Dan Rockwell really grabbed my attention. I began to look inward and do a little self-evaluation on the subject. As I continued to process the quote, I underline...
Humbled by the Grace of God

Humbled by the Grace of God

The Grace of God has been defined as giving us what we do not deserve.  We deserve God’s punishment—not His goodness!  When I consider my life and my tendency to wander away from God, as well as , my rebellion towards Him…I know that I do not deserve His Grace…none of...
We Don’t Suffer Alone

We Don’t Suffer Alone

Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep your word. You are good and do good; teach me your statutes. It is good for me that I was afflicted, that I might learn your statutes. The law of your mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver pieces....
Battling Discontentment

Battling Discontentment

In this episode of Let’s Talk, Melissa Kruger, Jackie Hill Perry, and Jasmine Holmes discuss how they fight against discontentment and envy. Because we live in a fallen world, we must face the fact that life often won’t be what we expect or desire. But it takes...
God is Still Working

God is Still Working

From time to time I read some of my previous letters. It reminds me of what God has done in the past, helps me realize what God was showing me at that time, and propels me to trust Him more fully in the future. God led me to this letter from 2013. I trust it will...
Growing in our Prayer Life

Growing in our Prayer Life

For the last couple of years, our YBL Jackson small groups have engaged in growing in our prayer life. It has been great to hear the stories of men that have seen God move in incredible ways as they have prayed faithfully to the Lord.  So…why would I write a blog on...