Mound Visits, 12/23/16

The Gift… “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11 “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this is not from yourselves, it is a GIFT from God–not by works, so that no one can boast…” Ephesians 2:8-9 “Thanks […]

Mound Visits, 12/22/16

Attitude. Perhaps the most important decision we make each day is “what attitude will I impact my family, co-workers and friends with today?” Our attitudes color our whole personality. If we carry a negative attitude with us we will accomplish less and make those around us miserable. If we exude a positive attitude, we will […]

Mound Visits, 12/19/16

  If God had orchestrated a different kind of arrival for Jesus, it may have been harder for some of us to relate, to invite Him in to our lives. I’ve never met a king, queen or a president. To be honest, I wouldn’t know how to invite them in to my simple life. I’ve […]

Mound Visits, 12/17/16

  “The Word became flesh and made His dwelling among us…”(John 1:14) I am in awe of this today. Because Christ came from heaven and was clothed with flesh, like us, He became: The perfect Teacher The perfect example The perfect sacrifice Jesus is the perfect Christmas Gift from God to a world that has […]

Mound Visits, 12/16/16

  Many years ago when my wife, Sharon, was battling breast cancer our family was gripped with fear and uncertainty. Initially, the doctors said her chance of surviving was “50/50.” We had two sons in elementary school and our lives were turned upside down. One day Sharon shared a verse with me  that she would hold […]

Mound Visits, 12/15/16

  “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.” (Proverbs 16:3) In my life, I have found that this must be a daily commitment and not just a commitment at the beginning of a project or season. When you commit your plans to God and give your best effort, hang on, […]

Mound Visits, 12/14/16

  Our relationship with Christ and His with us is personal. C.S. Lewis once said, “He died not for one man, but for each man. If each man had been the only man made, He would have done no less.” “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that […]

Mound Visits, 12/13/16

  When you meet Jesus, talk to Him honestly and follow Him faithfully, your heart and your life changes forever. Think of the short, greedy tax collector, Zacchaeus. He became a philanthropist (Luke 19:1-10). Think of the adulterous woman at the well. She became a passionate, vocal disciple of Christ (John 4:1-42). Think of me […]