Our Ambition in Conflict….is to Win!

Our Ambition in Conflict….is to Win!

The re-occurring theme in my counseling with men revolves around conflicts in their relationships–either at home or at work.  We all face conflict.  It is inevitable, but the concern I have is that the Christians I often meet with approach conflict with much the...
A Man and His Family

A Man and His Family

Outside of his personal devotion to Christ—I can think of no greater priority for men than their families.   However, we’ve created a culture (even in the church) that steals men away from their God-given mission at home.   Families are struggling because men are...
Fear

Fear

We often experience the anxiousness associated with the future, because the future is unknown.  So, we worry about the future, because it may have an adverse effect on us and the things we care about.  These things might include our investments, our freedoms, our...
A Life of Repentance

A Life of Repentance

Repent vb : to turn from sin and dedicate oneself to the amendment of one’s life              A growing Christian’s life should be characterized by a pattern of repentance.   We may intellectually agree with this statement, but it is no small a thing to...
A Joyful Heart

A Joyful Heart

Shout joyfully to the Lord, all the earth. Serve the Lord with Gladness; come before Him with joyful singing…  Psalm 100 Most of life is spent doing very ordinary things.   We have a daily routine that remains, very much, the same week after week…month after month…and...
A Call to Integrity

A Call to Integrity

We live in a business culture that lacks principle.  When our ambition is to succeed (at any cost) then we make ourselves vulnerable to compromise.   Compromise always has a consequence.   In the early stages of compromise, it appears that the consequences are...