Second Mile Week 4: No More Burnout

And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.  Colossians 3:17 I can do everything through him who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13 How many times have you heard yourself say or others say, “I need a vacation.”  Or,…

The Dead Among The Living

Anyone who is among the living has hope-even a live dog is better off than a dead lion.  Ecclesiastes 9:4 I found this dead tree at Reelfoot Lake State Park in Northern Tennessee.  The contrast stuck me in an awesome way so I had to take a picture of it.  In fact thinking about the…

Leading From A Low Position

The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.~John Buchan I have had this topic on my mind for the last two days.  I’m still trying to figure out how my thoughts have been put on this topic of leadership, but I’m certain…

Second Mile Week Two: Serving Excellence

Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.  And…

Eternity and Service Start Today: Thoughts on Big Serve Day

14 I answered, “Sir, you know.”And he said, “These are they who have come out of the great tribulation; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.15 Therefore, “they are before the throne of God and serve him day and night in his temple; and he who sits on the…

Second Mile Week One

Jeremiah 17:7-8  But blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in Him.  He will be like a tree planted by the water that sends roots by the stream.  It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green.   It has no worries in a year of drought…