Thursday Thoughts | Remembering the Day I Quit Drinking

On August 11, 1995 I took what would be my last drink. On August 12, 1995, after years of struggling with alcohol and addiction, by the will and grace of God, I started on a new journey of sobriety. While it hasn’t been easy—there have been numerous highs and lows—-it has been a blessing that … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts | Remembering the Day I Quit Drinking

Sunday Prayer | 7 Tips for Processing Criticism with Excellence

Like many people around the globe, Terri and I have been watching "The Chosen," a crowd-funded television program created by Dallas Jenkins that is based on the life of Jesus Christ. The cast includes Jonathan Roumie as Jesus of Nazareth, Shahar Isaac as Simon Peter, Paras Patel as Matthew the Apostle, and Elizabeth Tabish portraying … Continue reading Sunday Prayer | 7 Tips for Processing Criticism with Excellence

My Monday Morning Cup | Living a Life Pleasing to the Lord Begins with Prayer

I wake up fairly early, around 4 a.m. When I first arise, I've learned it is good for me to pray before my feet hit the floor. It sets the tone for the day. There are a couple of things I like to pray, like the Serenity Prayer and the Lord's Prayer. Sometimes, I like … Continue reading My Monday Morning Cup | Living a Life Pleasing to the Lord Begins with Prayer