Tag Archives: Priorities

A Lesson From Esau

Concerning Esau, Hebrews 12:16-17 gives us these solemn words: ,,,lest there be any fornicator or profane person like Esau, who for one morsel of food sold his birthright. For you know that afterward, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, … Continue reading

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The Greatest Commandment

A group of men went deer hunting. When they separated into pairs, Bob and Joe paired up to hunt together. Not too long into the hunt Joe killed a huge 10-point buck. Bob then volunteered to help him drag it … Continue reading

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Follow Up To “Church or YBOA Basketball?”

In March of last year I wrote a post entitled “Church Or YBOA Basketball?” In that post I explained how my son Ryan’s participation in Youth Basketball of America was causing him to miss some of our Sunday morning church … Continue reading

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Making Your Time Count

During the Dessert Storm invasion of Kuwait and Iraq, Col. William Post received an urgent fax from headquarters. The fax was a complaint that 400 cases of jelly were not accounted for in the colonel’s records. The colonel sent a private … Continue reading

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Idolatry In Early Bloom (a word about youth sports)

When you are the father of an athletic twelve-year old and eight-year old, you know more than you want to know about gyms, football fields, baseball diamonds, and soccer fields. You know how time consuming those places are. You know … Continue reading

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Are You Too Busy?

Yesterday afternoon found me on the road having to be at a certain place at a certain time. It also found me in the midst of an absolute sea of traffic. I couldn’t believe what I was experiencing. Cars, trucks, big rigs, dump … Continue reading

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Church Or YBOA Basketball?

For the past three years, my son Ryan has played two categories of youth basketball. One, he has played in our county’s recreation league. Two, he has played on our county’s YBOA (Youth Basketball of America) team for his age division. The rec. games … Continue reading

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