Constantly distracted. The football game just started. The burgers are on the grill. Your mind is wandering. Now your wife is staring at you waiting for your response. Your mind snaps back into focus, “Say something quick before she finds out you weren’t listening!” But it’s too late and now your wife is frustrated […]
As a minister and a counselor, bearing other people’s burdens has almost become a specialty of mine. Listening to people grieve, express frustrations, and seek guidance are common conversations that my Christian family needs of me, and I am willing to sacrifice my time and emotional capital to offer rest and understanding those who […]
If you’re in a marriage, then you’ve been in a fight before. Do you remember emotions rising, the voices raising, the tension increasing? What about your pupils dilating? I’ve never been able to feel that in the middle of a fight. What about feeling your heart rate increasing? I recognize that sometimes, but I […]
Galatians 5:22-23 Thank you, Father, for showing us a life of contentment, peace, and love. Help us to grow to be more like our Savior that our inner man will be attuned to your will. May we never stop growing in the ways that mold us and shape us to be more like you […]
Sometimes we must defend ourselves. We defend our integrity from those who seek to ruin us. We defend our motives for doing good when accusations are slung around. We defend ourselves because we want to prove that we are good people. Maybe we defend ourselves because we want to convince ourselves that we are […]
In 2018, we took a trip to the Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Kentucky with a group from Old Hickory Church of Christ. One of the exhibits inside of the ark was a short film skit about Noah and his family building the ark to God’s specifications. There was creative dialogue between the characters that […]
Galatians 5:22-23 Help us realize that with all the things that the Spirit brings to each of us, the greatest is love.
Galatians 5:22-23 Father, may Your Spirit dwell within us powerfully, producing fruit that is pleasing to You and that offers hope and healing to our fellow-travelers. Life that is abundant as You intend is full of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Amen.
When relationships are new, it is so easy to be fascinated with the unique qualities of the other person. We notice things that they do differently and take joy in the discovery, but when that relationship has been experienced for several years, some of these differences seem to evoke negativity. We begin to criticize. […]
Event Details Date: September 28, 2019 Time: 5:30pm – Dinner 7:00pm – Singing Starts Location: Old Hickory Church Of Christ 2019 area wide singing for college age and young professionals. A meal will be served at 5:30pm. Singing will begin at 7:00pm. Fill out the form below to register your group!