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 […]

Mound Visits, 12/10/16

  One of the best things we can do is to serve others. One of the best things your organization or program can do is to serve; not for the accolades or recognition but so that we can honor Christ by being His hands and feet. “I tell you, whatever you did for one of […]

Mound Visits, 12/9/16

  John Maxwell says that a true leader “knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.” Jesus Christ is the ultimate Leader. He knows The Way, Shows The Way and wants us to walk in The Way. “Jesus said, I am the way, the truth and the life: no one comes to the […]

Mound Visits, 12/8/16

  You can spend your life anywhere. Where will you invest it? Time, talents and energy are all gifts from God. Whose life will you invest your gifts in today? Read what Jesus said about “investing” in Matthew 25:14-30. When we invest the gifts God had given, it brings joy to Him.