The Chaplain's Corner

Thankfulness - Part 4

November 21, 2014, 12:00 am

Several years ago, there was a popular song that we would sing in church that reminded us to give thanks with a grateful heart. Quite often, while singing this song, I would reflect on how grateful I was...

Thankfulness - Part 3

November 14, 2014, 12:00 am

In the final session of Financial Peace, Dave Ramsey shares the Biblical concept of stewardship. He explains that God owns everything. All that we have comes from Him. The Bible says that God gives indescribable gifts.

Thankfulness - Part 2

November 7, 2014, 12:00 am

Psalm 103:2 reminds us to “Praise the Lord and forget not all His benefits”. I have a friend who would probably benefit from spending some time reflecting and praising the Lord for the benefits he’s received. 

Thankfulness - Part 1

October 31, 2014, 12:00 am

With the Thanksgiving holiday only a few weeks away, I thought it would be a good idea to take some time to reflect upon what we appreciate in our lives. In 1 Thessalonians 5:18, we are told to give thanks in all circumstances.

Things I Have Learned - Part 9

October 24, 2014, 12:00 am

My Wife Needs Me to Initiate Conversation. Growing up, I noticed the adult males in my family were not very talkative. I remember sitting around the campfire with my brothers, dad, and two uncles on many occasions with hardly a word being spoken for long periods of time.

Things I Have Learned - Part 8

October 17, 2014, 12:00 am

How to Respond to Rejection. My first encounter with rejection took place when I was three years old. My grandmother walked into the hall where we were having our family reunion. 

Things I Have Learned - Part 7

October 10, 2014, 12:00 am

Take The Time To Cut Wood. A few weeks ago a friend of mine dropped off a load of logs at my house. As you may have guessed, these logs were for firewood.

Things I Have Learned - Part 6

October 3, 2014, 12:00 am

Minimize Screen Time. When I was a young boy it seemed like the television was on pretty much every hour of the day.

Things I Have Learned - Part 5

September 26, 2014, 12:00 am

I Don’t Have To Fear Death. Several years ago, l received a call from a woman in my church. She wanted me to visit her grandfather who was in the hospital.

Things I Have Learned - Part 4

September 19, 2014, 12:00 am

You Can’t Please Everyone. As long as I can remember, there was a strong desire in me to please others. As a child it was very important for me to be liked by others. 

Things I Have Learned - Part 3

September 12, 2014, 12:00 am

Worry Doesn’t Have to Control Me. Looking back on my childhood, I realize that I pretty much grew up in a family of worriers. My parents often verbalized their worries and fears. 

Things I Have Learned - Part 2

September 5, 2014, 12:00 am

The  Need To Be A Positive Parent. Being a dad has been my biggest life challenge so far. Parenting was the one thing in my life that I wanted to get right.

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