Complacency

Complacency

Complacency is defined as self-satisfaction, especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies.   In some reading last week, I came across the following quote by A. W. Tozer: “Complacency is a deadly foe of all spiritual growth.” For...
Managing Stress in a Healthy Way

Managing Stress in a Healthy Way

Everywhere you turn you see people that are stressed out. You can see it on their faces and hear it in their voices. Job and financial situations, family and marriage struggles, even everyday life is filled with stress these days. The times that we are living in...
Connected

Connected

Our ministry theme in Jackson for 2021 is “Connected.” By definition the word “connected” means brought together or into contact so that a real link is established, to be joined or linked together. Our prayer is that 2021 will be a year where our businessmen are more...
Do I Have Anything to be Thankful For in 2020?

Do I Have Anything to be Thankful For in 2020?

It’s definitely a question on the minds and hearts of many as we celebrate Thanksgiving 2020. For many, 2020 has been a train wreck. From COVID, to political and rational tensions…2020 has been tough. I was on vacation last week. It was a great week of relaxation,...
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...
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...