Posts tagged with ‘wisdom’

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Senior Saint: Nita Woodson

by Matthew

Here’s another quick teaser of our interview with Nita Woodson. Stop by the church library if you’d like to see the whole thing!

Wise Living

by Matthew

“Common sense” isn’t all that common. That’s what a quick look at the evening news makes me think, at least! People spend more than they make, and can’t figure out why they’re strapped for cash. Families fight more than they love, and can’t figure out why they’re drifting apart. Individual Christians are more concerned about […]

Words, Words, Words

by Matthew

Did you know the average person speaks about 6,500 words in a day? (Yes, men use fewer and women use more—but that’s not my point!) One recent paper says that college students talk more than anyone else, saying nearly 16,000 words per day! If you take the more conservative number and multiply it across a […]

The Truth Will Set You Free

by Matthew

Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. John 8:32 Knowing and learning are the tools of the preacher.  He must always be reading and studying to be sure that he speaks from the overflow and not drain the brain before he completes a lesson. The ministry of study is a […]

The Coming New Year

by Matthew

Be patient, therefore, beloved, until the coming of the Lord. James 5:7 As we approach the New Year it is important for us to “make the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil”. (Ephesians 5:16)  This time of the year we are more likely to evaluate where we are in our relational, financial, physical and […]


by Matthew

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. Romans 12:14 I have never had much of a desire to be a referee. A friend of mine who has coached for a number of years calls them “Zebras”. Most of the fans think they know more rules than the officials.  They certainly see the play […]