Mound Visits, 7/31/18

Who would you give your most precious possession to, if you could no longer keep it? “The greatest gift you can give someone is your time because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life that you will never get back.” (Anonymous) “Teach us to number our days, that we […]

Mound Visits, 7/30/17

Good Monday morning! Begin your week inviting God to be a part of every relationship and each decision you make at work and at home. In Colossians 1:27 Paul says, “…God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.” “Christ […]

Mound Visits, 7/28/18

There are many things that can make us anxious or afraid; health issues, family crisis, finances, job security… The term “fear not,” or “don’t be afraid” appears 365 times in the Bible…one for each day of the year. The things we fear, we do not have to face alone. Jesus said, “Peace I leave with […]

Mound Visits, 7/26/18

Occasionally, it’s important to ask, “what are my motives in doing good?” Sometimes I have a desire to post things on social media, or share things during a speaking engagement, that may honor me instead of God. So, I must evaluate why I want to go public with my posts or comments. Is it to […]

Mound Visits, 7/25/18

There are people in third world countries (and even in America) who will suffer from hunger today. They have no choice, no option. We live in a fallen world. Jesus prayed, “Give us today our daily bread (Matthew 6:11) but He also said “the poor will always be with you (Matthew 26:11). We should do […]

Mound Visits, 7/24/18

Stress, anxiety, turmoil, exhaustion, discontent… These monsters rear their ugly heads in my life when I hang on to the things that cause them. “Let God have your life; He can do more with it than you can.” (Dwight L.Moody) “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you […]

Mound Visits, 7/23/18

The GOAT (greatest of all time) can be a controversial topic: Michael or Lebron? Ruth, Williams, Mays, Mantle, Bonds or Trout? Manning, Brady, Bradshaw, Montana or Elway? Much of it depends upon how we judge greatness. Do we consider championships, individual accomplishments or how they impacted the sport? Jesus used another quality to determine greatness… […]

Mound Visits, 7/19/18

Please fill in the blanks. I am thankful for: 1.____________ 2.____________ 3.____________ 4.____________ 5.____________ Now, share this with God. You have just uttered a beautiful prayer. “It is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” (Dietrich Bonhoeffer) “Let us come before Him with thanksgiving…” (Psalm 95:2a) Keith Madison SCORE International

Mound Visits, 7/18/18

I’ve noticed that when I’m too busy to pray, my day is usually chaotic or unproductive. If I start with prayer and think of God being with me throughout the day, I not only have peace, but I also accomplish more. I hear people say, “I don’t know how to pray.” They should start simply […]

Mound Visits, 7/17/18

When my sons were very young, I would come home from practice, a game or a recruiting trip only to hear little feet running on the floor and then know they would jump in to my arms. For those brief moments, I didn’t think about wins, losses, errors or recruiting. Instead, I was engulfed in […]