Lessons Learned on the Journey

God’s Presence provides…

Why is God’s presence so important? Moses knew. He realized that he could not accomplish God’s purposes without God’s presence. In his incredible dialogue with God, Moses said…

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Wholesome?

In today’s world where cynicism, sarcasm and edginess are in vogue, being described as wholesome sounds rather boring or naïve. And I would not ever want to be thought of as boring or…

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No Room for Jesus

There was no room in the inn at Jesus’ birth because it was full. At times "full" could describe my life – busy and distracted – leaving little room for Jesus. In order to…

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Enthusiasm

Words often develop meanings apart from original dictionary definitions. The word tolerant is an example. To be tolerant is to respectfully disagree, endure another’s opinion while still…

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Results That Matter

I am a results oriented guy! Give me a goal or challenge me to do something and I will respond. Pursuing results is often exciting but can at times mislead me. …

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Teachable Moments on the Journey

Without knowing our destination, any journey becomes a series of wandering trails. Stephen Covey in his book The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People suggests that we must “begin with the end…

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A Christmas Thought – Small, Slow and Simple

SMALL, SLOW, SIMPLE. These are the words of an Indian colleague at a meeting in Singapore - her strategy for equipping Christian healthcare workers as witnesses for Christ in East Asia. …

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Struggles on the Journey – Forgetfulness

To-do lists litter my desk as I struggle against forgetfulness. Remembering is always a challenge. God has called me to a life of remembering Him and yet I can so easily forget. More than 200 times…

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Struggles on the Journey – Enough

Not having enough is certainly a problem. A lack of food, money or medicine can be life-threatening and is experienced by many around the world. Much is being done to solve the social issues of…

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Struggles on the Journey – A Heart of Thanksgiving

At times, I followed my mother’s instructions begrudgingly when she would say, “Bob, you must write a thank you note.” Sometimes I did not have a grateful heart, but I would write…

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