Mound Visits, 10/25/16

  The questions are valid.  Can I really love those who persecute me? Can I really learn to be more like Jesus? Am I worthy to call myself a follower of Christ? The answers are yes, yes and yes…and yes to a hundred other doubts you may have about yourself. You can because you are “equipped.” […]

Mound Visits, 10/24/16

  You’ve most likely heard the saying, “I don’t know what the future holds, but I know who holds the future.” I may take that a step further. As we step out into the future, we are not alone. Jesus said, “I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” (Matthew 28:20)

Mound Visits, 10/23/16

  There’s a certain type of exhaustion that can’t be helped by taking a vacation or taking a day off from work for golf or fishing. It’s a weariness that comes from being “priority challenged” or having a major disappointment in your life. Have you ever been weary in the depths of your soul? I […]

Mound Visits, 10/22/16

  There’s a certain type of exhaustion that can’t be helped by taking a vacation or taking a day off from work for golf or fishing. It’s a weariness that comes from being “priority challenged” or having a major disappointment in your life. Have you ever been weary in the depths of your soul? I […]

Mound Visits, 10/21/16

  No matter how difficult the challenge, no matter the magnitude of your trials, the God who loves you will help you. Jesus is the perfect Lamb of God, but He is also the Lion of Judah. Listen to what the Psalmist says about the God we have access to: “Lift up your heads, you […]

Mound Visits, 10/20/16

  “With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness. Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers this should not be.” (James 3:9,10) The following advice from Max Lucado should be tattooed on my brain: Never say anything […]

Mound Visits, 10/15/16

  At 22 I had already reached ‘Triple A’ with two MLB organizations. I was fired from my dream job at 22. I really thought my life was over. But God in His incredible love and mercy had a better plan. It started with finishing my education then coaching at Lake Wales HS, followed by […]

Mound Visits, 10/14/16

  “Money is just a short-term condition. The abundance or lack of money will only be felt for one life…so don’t get tangled up in it” (Max Lucado) If you have clothes, clean running water, food and a roof over your head you are very wealthy. There’s nothing wrong with having plenty or even being […]

Mound Visits, 10/13/16

  If we follow Jesus, and if we really listen…listen with our hearts, we may hear Him speak to our hearts and say, “What do you want?” In John 1:37 that’s exactly what Jesus asked two new disciples who began to follow behind him as He walked by. Sometimes we walk aimlessly but when we […]