Four Good Working Habits

Great thoughts from Dale Carnegie

5 Suggestions for a Better Life

When you hear a kind word spoken about a friend, pass it along (Proverbs 3:27; Galatians 6:10). If it’s a negative word, keep it to yourself. As a man, spoil your spouse, not...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (May 11, 2017)

Dehoff’s Rules for Living I try never to say anything behind a man’s back that would give embarrassment to say to his face (Psalm 5:6–9; Proverbs 11:3; 17:9; James 3:13; 1 Peter 1:15). I...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 23, 2016)

Loaded with Blessings Daniel Defoe gave good advice through his fictitious character Robinson Crusoe. The first thing that Crusoe did when he found himself on a deserted island was to make a list. On one side of...

What’s Her Name?

At church one morning, my friend Gwen was about to start her 4-year-olds’ Sunday school class when a little boy showed up without any identification. Gwen managed to get his first name but could...

Reading with Your Tongue

In his book, The Wonder of the Word of God, Robert L. Sumner tells of a man in Kansas City who was severely injured in an explosion. The man’s face was badly disfigured, and he...

Whenever it Breaks…

There is a monastery in Greece perched high on a cliff several hundred feet in the air. The only way to reach the monastery is to be suspended in a basket that is pulled...

Three Gardens and Three Trees

What's the Bible all about? What's its major theme? If you were to write a Cliff Notes on the Bible, and be as brief as possible, what would you say about it? Well, at least...

Empty Nest

You know you are suffering from 'Empty Nest Syndrome' if... you have thrown out the better part of the last several one-gallon jugs of milk but still can't bring yourself to buy the one-quart...

Do I Have to Go to Church?

Through the years, I have often had people ask me the question, “Do I have to go to all of the services of the church? I mean, what if I don’t go on Sunday night?” Well, allow me to answer that question with a few questions of my own...