Last night Hope said; “Dad, even if you were fat I would still love you and I would still hug you and snuggle with you. When Kyle was a little boy he rode a school bus for one school year. In the morning I always brewed a pot of coffee and I would walk him […]
Saying No to Say Yes
One day my son Kyle came into my office and asked if he thought if he should take a break from his study and go to the park. It was a beautiful fall afternoon and the park was calling his name. Now this is not as simple a decision as it might sound. You never […]
Resolutions and Weight Management
I’ve been thinking about New Year’s Resolutions. I suppose weight management might be the number one New Year’s Resolution. I was reading the Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards. He was probably one of the greatest theologians and preachers ever in America. He wrote his resolutions in his youth and tried to follow them all his life. […]
If you are interested in weight management you should consider the historic Christian discipline of fasting for reasons different than you probably think. Fasting should not be seen as a weight-loss method. Fasting is focusing our attention and affection on God. Fasting is delighting in God over food.
Cry Out to God
When we face a foe so formidable that our life is threatened it is appropriate to cry out in desperation to God. Psalm 50:15 says “Call upon me in the day of trouble and I will deliver you and you will glorify me.” When I cried out to God in June of 2000 God gave […]
Tired of the Struggle
People who battle with gluttony often write or tell me that they are tired of the struggle.