Mound Visits, 1/27/21

We should never run or be ashamed when we have doubts. Instead, we should continue to seek. If our hearts are open, He will “show us” the way. Charlotte Pence Bond recently said, “One of my favorite stories of the Bible is about Thomas doubting Jesus (John 20:24-29)…Jesus didn’t scold him. He just shows Thomas […]

Mound Visits, 1/20/21

Inauguration Day, January 20, 2021 Although God is all-powerful and all-knowing, He has chosen to let us help Him change the world through our prayers. How this works is a mystery to us because of our limited understanding. But we should all know that our earnest prayers will have powerful results. “I urge, then, first […]

Mound Visits, 1/14/21

A few of you may follow me on Twitter or Facebook. If so, you’ve probably noticed that I’m not very happy with the snail’s pace of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout. My mother is 92. My wife is recovering from cancer surgery and radiation. The vaccine was delivered to Louisville and Memphis mid-December, but neither of […]

Mound Visits, 1/12/21

This world can be an uncertain place. Through Christ and His love, grace, compassion and joy we can use this world to prepare for a better place. Hear what God revealed to His Apostle, John: “And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people, and […]

Mound Visits, 1/11/21

There’s a lot of anger in the world today. As a Christian, how are we supposed to react to the injustices all around us? Protest, take shots at those evil conservatives or liberals on social media, or fire off an angry letter to your congressman? If I prayed each time I felt “righteous indignation” knock […]

Mound Visits, 1/6/21

I’m not responsible for changing people’s lives. I’m responsible for loving them. “Love people where they are, and love them boldly. And if you really want to go crazy, like them too.” (Brant Hansen) “Refusing to be angry about others’ views isn’t conflict avoidance or happy-talk. It’s the very nature of serving people.” (Brant Hansen) […]

Mound Visits, 1/1/21

My New Year’s resolution: Be more grateful. “What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude.” (Brene’ Brown) “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:6-7) Keith […]