Mound Visits, 10/13/18

Many people have trouble understanding themselves because they haven’t come to the knowledge that they are a child of God. Most people know who their earthly father is, but until we know our Heavenly Father, we don’t really know ourselves. We are far less than half of what we could be. “I will be a […]

Mound Visits, 10/12/18

“We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way…” (Isaiah 53:6) This is why we need a shepherd. Jesus said, “I am the good shepherd. The shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” (John 10:11) And, David said this…”The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be […]

Mound Visits, 10/11/18

“It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.” (Augustine) “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.” (Philippians 2:3) “Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.” (Proverbs 16:18) Keith Madison SCORE International

Mound Visits, 10/9/18

Proverbs 17:2 tells us that “it’s better to be a wise servant than a foolish son.” True wisdom gives us credibility. Can the people we lead trust us? John Maxwell suggests using this self-evaluation to check our credibility: 1. Consistency: Am I the same person no matter who I’m with? 2. Choices: Do I make […]

Mound Visits, 10/6/18

When we “take time” to express gratitude, encourage or serve someone in need, we are not really “taking” time, we are “investing” time. What I have found (and I’m sure you have, as well), if we attempt to be a blessing to others, we are blessed, as well. There’s more than one way to give. […]

Mound Visits, 10/5/18

David was a shepherd, then a fierce warrior and later a king. He also made some serious mistakes in his personal life. As king, he sent his lover’s husband to the front lines knowing that he would most likely be killed. Because of these great sins, he lost his way but eventually became remorseful, repentant […]

Mound Visits, 10/4/18

Perhaps someone in authority told you as a child that you would never amount to anything. Perhaps someone you loved has rejected you. Perhaps people close to you have discouraged you. Let me share with you what the Creator of the universe says about you: 1. About negative spirits…”You, dear children, are from God and […]

Mound Visits, 10/3/18

Faith reaches people’s hearts in many different ways. For some, it is very simple and comes easy. For others it comes in desperation when there’s no where else to turn. Then, there are some who are very curious and they search, study, doubt, question and sometimes invest much time in research. Lee Strobel, a Yale […]

Mound Visits, 10/2/18

Very few want to talk about sin, but we all must confront it…or give in to it. A few excuses people use when they sin (yes, I have used some of these). 1. It’s the other person’s fault. 2. I couldn’t help it. 3. Everybody’s doing it. 4. It was just a mistake. 5. Nobody’s […]