1. Is Your Tongue on Fire?
    10 Nov, 2016
    Is Your Tongue on Fire?
    And the tongue is a fire, a world of unrighteousness. The tongue is set among our members, staining the whole body, setting on fire the entire course of life, and set on fire by hell.  For every kind of beast and bird, of reptile and sea creature, can be tamed and has been tamed by mankind, but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.  James 3:6-8 Many of us don’t think a lot about what we say.  We just say it.  That way of speaking seems to be
  2. Gracious Speech
    27 Sep, 2016
    Gracious Speech
    Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person. Colossians 4:6 The first presidential debate of 2016 was held last night.  Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump did their best to show the American public who is ready for the White House and who is not.   I'm not going to spend time giving my opinions about who won the debate, the candidates themselves, or their political positions, but I would like to address a topic of concern for
  3. Fools and Opinions
    09 May, 2016
    Fools and Opinions
    A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.  Proverbs 18:2 No one likes to be called a fool.  Including me. But . . . this Proverb hits the mark for most, if not all, of us. We all like to express our opinion.  And let me be quick to add  . . . there is nothing necessarily wrong with expressing our opinions. The issue lies in the word "only". Do we ONLY want to express our opinions while not really listening to the views of others? If you don't think