Most churches don’t have a weight machine in the auditorium. Sunday school isn’t held in a lap pool, and track shoes are banished to the gym. No running allowed on Wednesday night. So, where ...

Kids get used to the word no. It’s part of their listening vocabulary. Don’t touch that. You can’t go there. Hands off. No. No, no, no. Sometimes God tells us the same. No, don’t do that. ...

God intends for you to be a successful Christian. He wants you to have life and have it more abundantly. You are not destined for lack, because your God has all the resources in existence to ...

You are a mighty warrior in God. Your faith is a rock upon which your life is built, and nothing will ever bring you down. You are a treasured child of the King, and you will find success in ...

God wants you to be successful. That’s right, he wants you moving ahead into better things. Trouble has no place in your life. And yet, and yet, it seems that trouble seems to follow us ...

If we’re going on a trip, what’s the first thing we do? Fill the tank. That’s right, the gas tank. Without a full tank of gas, we’re not getting very far. Kicking the pump off at halfway ...

Imagine walking down a garden path. When you get to the end, there’s a gate. You can only continue on the path if you walk through the gate, but if you let the gate close behind you, you can ...

It’s easy to dream. We close our eyes and imagine how great things could be. If we won the lottery . . . found our perfect mate . . . could live on a tropical ...

Water flows from a faucet. We turn the handle, and out it comes, clean, clear, and pure. We don’t question how it got there. It simply is, and for it to be unavailable, well, that’s a world ...

Electricity has changed the fabric of our world. If you don’t understand that statement, have the electricity go off for a day . . . or two. Ice storms often take down power ...

A social media post popped up recently. True or not, it had a ring of authenticity. Idiots don’t know they’re idiots. They think they’re the smartest people in the world. That sounds ...

Picture the bee. Yes, the humble bee. To be more specific, we’re talking about the humble bumble bee. It’s big (for a bee) and ungainly. If we look at it from an engineering standpoint, it ...

Marathoners expect a steep hill or two. Riders in the Tour de France get more than that. They face whole stages of riding up mountain roads. For those of us less athletically inclined, we front ...