45-Day Bible Study Begins January 1

There are 365 days in calendar year 2018. And, if I look at my trusty calendar, there are 30 days until January 1, 2018.

Over the past few days, I’ve asked several different questions pertaining to how my friends in Facebook conduct their personal Bible Studies.

  • I’ve asked about Bible Translation preferences.
  • I’ve asked about Types of Bible Studies used.
  • I’ve asked about Favorite Non-Fiction Christian authors.
  • I’ve asked about Best Times for a Bible Study.

And, I’ve got a lot of different questions.

When I asked if my friends needed some help with doing a Bible Study that is beneficial to them, they said (almost in unison) “yes.” I even mentioned the number of 45 days.

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Marketing Lessons for Life

    Marketing Lessons As a pastor, a salesman, a husband, a writer, and the other half-million things I do in my life, I’ve learned some essential principles of life as a student of marketing. I won’t lie; I do rely on things like the Bible to lead my daily education as a pastor. As …

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Finding Peace That Surprises Your Friends

This past month, I had the joy of being taken to the local ER for an emergency appendectomy. A cold chill and pain in my side resulted in a 3-day, post-operative stay in a luxuriously HARD hospital bed that cost more than $60,000. (Thank God for PEEHIP Insurance!) Then, on the last day of my …

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How to Produce 100% ROI

  Jim Rohn was a great motivator. He often used stories from the Bible to illustrate his points. In one presentation to network marketers, he communicated the truths of the Parable of the Sower and the Seed. This transcript below is from that presentation. While the initial application of this presentation is for network marketers, …

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P.S. – I Love You – Persistent Neighbor

The parable of the Persistent Neighbor reminds us to be persistent. Keep working to do the right things, and eventually, the right things will happen in your life. Don’t let others around you convince you to stop doing the right things. Be patient, be persistent, be focused on the needs of others, and, eventually, the …

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P.S. – I Love You

This week, I’ve started a daily video encouragement called “P.S. – I Love You.” It’s a daily video of less than 5 minutes designed to encourage you to become the better version of you which was in God’s mind when He created you! Here’s the first video (posted Tuesday, July 15, 2015

You Have To Do It, Even When You Don’t Feel It

Yes, You Have to Do It (Even If You Don’t Feel Like Doing It) : REJOICE Philippians 4:4-7  4 Always be full of joy in the Lord. I say it again—rejoice! 5 Let everyone see that you are considerate in all you do. Remember, the Lord is coming soon. 6 Don’t worry about anything; instead, …

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What To Do When You Face Crippling Fear

What To Do When You Are Facing Crippling Fear One of my Bible students at Greenville Christian School asked me to write a devotional for her, saying she needed some encouragement. This is what God gave me to encourage her. I think it’s still an encouraging word, for me – and for you, too! Joshua …

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Keep Your Feet on the Ground, and Keep Reaching for the Stars

Keep Your Feet on the Ground and Keep Reaching for the Stars! 2 Thessalonians 2: 15-17  So, friends, take a firm stand, feet on the ground and head high. Keep a tight grip on what you were taught, whether in personal conversation or by our letter. May Jesus himself and God our Father, who reached …

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