Minute Messages

At Peace with Yourself

There is a correlation between the way you feel about yourself and the way you feel about others. If you are at peace with yourself—you’ll get more

An Itchy, Scratchy Burlap Sack

You have a sack. An itchy, scratchy burlap sack! You probably aren’t even aware of it, you may not have been told about it, but it was given to more

Sowing Seeds

Many parents aren’t proud of their family trees. The harvest was taken, but no seed was sown. Childhood memories bring more hurt than inspiration. more

You Have a Choice

Early in the reign of King Josiah he made a brave choice. II Kings 22:2 tells us, “He lived as his ancestor David had lived, and he did not sto more

Rise Above the Past

Maybe your past isn’t much to brag about. Maybe you’ve seen evil, and now you have to make a choice. Do you rise above the past and make a more

Faith is Trusting

Faith is trusting what the eye cannot see! Eyes see storms. Faith sees Noah’s rainbow. Your eyes see your faults. Your faith sees your Savior. Your more

Revenge is Natural, Not Spiritual

When we are mistreated, our animalistic response is to go on the hunt. Getting even is only natural. Which, incidentally, is precisely the problem. more

Judgment is God’s Job

There is power in revenge. Intoxicating power. Haven’t we tasted it? Haven’t we been tempted to get even? As we escort the offender into t more

I Choose

It’s quiet.  It’s early.  For the next 12 hours I’ll be exposed to the day’s demands.  It’s now that I must make a choice.  And so I more

The Definition of Greed

Jesus had a definition for greed. He called it the practice of measuring life by possessions! Greed equates a person’s worth with a person’s more

God’s Grace

I’ve never been surprised by God’s judgment, but I’m still stunned by His grace! God’s judgment has never been a problem for me. Lightning more

Keep it Brief

I  believe in brevity.  And since you’ve given me a minute of your time, I shouldn’t take more than my share. Over the years I’ve collected more

Doesn’t Look Like a Hero

The apostle Paul shaped history.  Yet Paul would die in the jail of a despot.  No headlines announced his execution.  No observer recorded t more

God’s Not Finished With You

Pick up a high school yearbook and read the “What I want to do” sentence under each picture. You’ll get dizzy breathing the thin air of more

Your Name on God’s Hand

When I see a flock of sheep I see exactly that, a flock. A rabble of wool. I don’t see a sheep. I see sheep. All alike. None different. But not so more