Posts Tagged ‘advice’

April 2nd, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 13: 12 (NLT)  12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick,       but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead I suppose that the greatest example of hope deferred that I’ve ever faced was engagement.  I know, I know . . . guys [...]

March 30th, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 13: 10 (NLT)  10 Pride leads to conflict;       those who take advice are wise.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead My wife loves it when I share stories from our personal life . . . especially when it involves conflict.  You’re gonna love this one, baby!  When I [...]

October 21st, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 6: 22 (NLT)  22 When you walk, their counsel will lead you.       When you sleep, they will protect you.       When you wake up, they will advise you.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead I love retreats.  As a youth pastor, they are a central feature of my life.  [...]

September 18th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 4: 1-3 (NLT) 1 My children,listen when your father corrects you.       Pay attention and learn good judgment,  2 for I am giving you good guidance.       Don’t turn away from my instructions.  3 For I, too, was once my father’s son,       tenderly loved as my mother’s only child.   Stop Here and Reflect [...]