Gifted

Jeff Humility

Last week, prior to Mother’s Day, I found myself doing what I don’t often do well: waiting.  There was some perfume I wanted to get my lady for Mother’s Day and I was told by the salesperson that the bottle could be engraved with a personal note to Amy for no extra charge.  They showed me some samples of the …

Deborah Samples – When Wisdom Has To Wait

Jeff Bible, Family, Heaven, Humility

We live in a world and amongst a generation of people who are so blind to spiritual wisdom that, when they encounter it, they view it as foolishness. I’m not seeking to be edgy today, just real. Tomorrow I’m officiating in a service where the godliest woman I’ve ever known will be memorialized and later buried. Only a few esteemed …

He Will Give It Back To You Again

Jeff Bible, Church Life, Forgiveness, Humility, Prayer, Spiritual Growth

“And Jesus said to him, “Go your way; your faith has made you well.” And immediately he recovered his sight and followed Him on the way.” – Mark 10:52 {ESV} For many of us the most heartbreaking experience we have had as followers of Christ is to have forfeited something we once were so blessed by.  I’m not talking about …

Just A Little Patience

Jeff Family, Hope, Spiritual Growth

Summer break for the Lyle children and their mother is one day old.  The joyful howling last Friday when the the students at Alicia and Landon’s school were dismissed was loud and fraught with victory.  No more pencils.  No more books.  No more diagramming of complex sentences for Alicia or behavioral assessments for Landon.  My little ones were free at …