My Monday Morning Cup | 5 Keys to Making God Known

Talking about addiction and personal issues like anxiety can be difficult, particularly in your home church. Yet, I faced just such an opportunity last Thursday morning during our weekly men’s ministry fellowship. I’m an experienced speaker who has spoken in front of large audiences. I’ve shared God’s word and my personal testimony numerous times before. […]

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RE: View | Beautiful Boy

Last Saturday, while Sweet T and I were enjoying the long Thanksgiving weekend, we had the chance to check out a couple of movies we’d both wanted to see. Sweet T and I love movies and intriguing TV shows. It’s not unusual for us to binge watch episodes of our latest favorite program. For example, […]

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Morning Prayer 9 | Love

22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 (ESV) In Galatians 5:22-23, the Apostle Paul lists the characteristics that become evident when we allow the Spirit to control us rather than the flesh. The first characteristic Paul lists […]

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Hello Dopamine, My Old Friend

Teaching addiction education class is not something I dreamed of as a kid growing up in the piney woods of East Texas. Yet, there I was Friday morning, my coffee steaming., standing in a cafeteria turned into a makeshift classroom. Roughly 50 street-hardened men, ranging in age from too young to know for sure and […]

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