It’s not what you do, it who you do it for

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as your reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. -Colossians 3:23-24 It’s not what you do, it who you do it for.Continue reading “It’s not what you do, it who you do it for”

When the world hates us

I’ve recently seen some very hateful things spoken about Christians. A few examples I’ve seen are comparisons to ISIS. I quote one “The only difference between Christians and ISIS is that Christians haven’t started beheading people yet” This isn’t a ‘feel-good’ post, but it’s something we should all be aware of even though we mayContinue reading “When the world hates us”

Do Everything in Love

Last year our church had a sermon series entitled Last Man Standing that was one of my favorites of the year and really impacted my life in 2016. My favorite in the series is the one entitled Men or Boys . I had written a post Act Like Men about this back then that is worth the fewContinue reading “Do Everything in Love”

Am I an Exceptional Christian?

The title of this blog is Exceptional Christian, but what do I really mean by that?  Does it mean I’m a great Christian?  Nope not at all!  I’m far from it in fact.  I need a savior, if I was truly great I wouldn’t need one (nor would I be a Christian I suppose). In thatContinue reading “Am I an Exceptional Christian?”

God Gives Us Enough Time

How many times have I said “I don’t have enough time”? I deliberately keep myself busy, because I hate to sit idle. This quote from Professor Bruce Hindmarsh struck me as I thought about being busy; Busyness is moral laziness [because it is often a statement of our self-importance and our excuse to be inattentiveContinue reading “God Gives Us Enough Time”

Egg Shells in the Cake Batter

My youngest son loves to help my wife cook. From his youngest days, he would ask to help. I can remember my wife patiently helping him along as he delighted in helping in some small way. One day, while my wife is making a cake, my son comes up and wants to cracks the eggs.Continue reading “Egg Shells in the Cake Batter”