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Claire and Rick share thoughts from the heart to the heart

Do you know the secret of the easy yoke?

What comes to your mind when you think of a yoke? The root word means to join together. It’s used metaphorically to join together or it may refer to a burden. A yoke is a heavy wooden beam that fits… Continue Reading →

Today’s Sermon in 10 Tweets

Today we looked at Matthew 11:28-30 and learned that when we come to Jesus and take His yoke and learn from Him that we can experience His rest. 1. People want the benefits of margin without making the corresponding changes… Continue Reading →

Freedom in Christ Conference

Jeanne and I had the opportunity to attend the Freedom in Christ North American Summit conducted in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Freedom in Christ ministries exists to help people “lay aside every encumbrance and the sin that so easily entangles them so… Continue Reading →

Whisper

Mark Batterson’s book, Whisper, gives practical advice on how to hear the voice of God. He illustrates the importance  and necessity of hearing from God. We often invest time treating the symptoms while we’re ignoring the cause. Batterson asserts the… Continue Reading →

My heart problem

I have a heart problem and the truth is so do you. The Bible teaches that as a result of the fall (Genesis 3:6) every part of man – our mind, emotions, and will have been corrupted by sin. That’s… Continue Reading →

The type of people that all of us need

We enjoy people who encourage us and tell us what we like to hear, but do we have people in our lives who tell us what we need to hear? These are people who not only accept us for who… Continue Reading →

Where is your true home?

This past week I watched as my good friend slowly left this life to enter the presence of Jesus. It’s never easy as we say good-by to a dear friend. I read these comforting words of Jesus as He spoke… Continue Reading →

Eat, Move, Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes

Eat, Move, Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes by Tom Rath reveals what he learned after he received devastating news as a teenager. Here is his story, At age 16, I was playing basketball with friends when I… Continue Reading →

What are the characteristics of a good friend?

Think of a person who has been a good friend to you. What are the characteristics that made that person a good friend? We were created to live in community – we need good friends and we need to be… Continue Reading →

Help in times of discouragement

What is your response when you encounter adversity? When the pressure is intense and relentless you may become discouraged. The prophet Jeremiah encountered significant adversity that caused him great discouragement. Jeremiah was known as the weeping prophet – he was… Continue Reading →

Totality!

We had a great time watching the solar eclipse – it was an amazing event. The moment the moon completely covered the sun there was a collective exclamation of amazement as we were enveloped in darkness in the middle of… Continue Reading →

Who is your audience?

What type of preparations would you make if a world famous dignitary was coming to your home? At a minimum, you would thoroughly clean your home as you seek to make your best impression. In our service to God, do… Continue Reading →

Positive Discipline Tools for Teachers

Positive Discipline Tools for Teachers by Jane Nelsen and Kelly Gfroerer provides teachers the resources for effective classroom management. Their approach is based on the teachings of Rudolph Dreikurs who was influenced by the psychology of Alfred Adler. The five criteria they… Continue Reading →

What is the key to wisdom?

Many people aspire to wisdom, but we don’t always act wise. What is the key to being a wise person? There is a group of books in the Bible known as Wisdom Literature, and the book of Proverbs is in the… Continue Reading →

Global Leadership Summit 2017

A team of almost thirty women and men from LifePark recently attended the Global Leadership Summit. The Global Leadership Summit is a blend of vision, inspiration, and practical skills to help one become a better leader. It involves two days of world-class… Continue Reading →

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