Connecting With Jay (Page 2)

Connecting With Jay (Page 2)

Mothers

  What a blessing!   As I look back at what my mother did for me and what Mandy is doing for our children, I am amazed and so very grateful for this wonderful blessing God put in our life though his grand design!  Hour after hour of selfless service, sitting up at night to hold them when they are sick, all the meals cooked with love, loads and loads and loads of…

Risk: Oversold and Underplayed

I was reading around this week and came across this article that I think should cause us to stop and think some.  Generalities can be dangerous but take some time to ask if this is something that you need to hear.  Are you living in a way that to some you are the smell of life, and to others the smell of death?  Are you living as a result of the mercy and grace of God or…

Christian Persecution

More than 3,000 Christians were killed worldwide last year for their faith, twice as many as the previous year, a report by the charity Open Doors has found. Of the 11 worst countries for Christians to live in, all are now classed as places of extreme persecution – more than ever before in 26 years of the World Watch List, which is published annually by the charity. Open…

Cotton Candy Christianity

While the concept might have originated in Europe, it was William Morrison and John C. Wharton of Nashville who made it become a reality. In 1897, they created the machine which used air and sugar to popularize the spread of a new product. They called it fairy floss. It still has that name in Australia. In much of the world, it is called candy floss. In France, it is…

Lads to Leaders

As many of you have noticed, our youth are gearing up for Lads to Leaders which is a leadership training program that we participate in every Easter weekend over at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville.  Thousands of kids up through college age come from all over to present their speeches, lead songs, read scripture, present their art projects and scrap books as well as…

Come to the Feast by Gene Taylor

Because of the long hours I spend in my office, many of them alone, sometimes things get a little quiet. The radio on in the background breaks the silence but it is still somewhat lonely. While stretching or taking a break, I usually go to the exterior doors near my office and look out their windows since the only window in the study is quite high and about all I can see…