A Passionate Profession

I know too many people who have chased after a big pay packet only to hate their work and find their life miserable. Ecclesiastes 9:1-18 Reference: v.10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor…

Experience is NOT the Best Teacher

Experience is NOT the Best Teacher

I thought that with her being a life coach she would be all for learning by our experiences… but I was wrong. Psalm 78:1-72 Reference: v.6 so the next generation would know them, even the children yet to be born, and they in turn would tell their children. (TNIV Bible) Explore: I recently heard life coach,…

Predicting The Future

The reason her Facebook post stood out, was because she was asking if anyone knew a good psychic. Ecclesiastes 8:1-17 Reference: v.17 then I saw all that God has done. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. People toil to search it out, but no one can discover its meaning. Even if…

Adults Have It All Worked Out

We were all young and aspiring ministers and we never thought that anything could go wrong in OUR ministry settings. Ecclesiastes 7:1-29 Reference: v.7 Extortion turns the wise into fools, and a bribe corrupts the heart. (TNIV Bible) Explore:  Out of the many theological classes I sat through, there are a few that stand out quite profoundly. …

A Present For Me

As a child I would have been devastated if there were not gifts there for me on these two special days. Ecclesiastes 6:1-12 Reference: v. 12 For who knows what is good for people in life, during the few and meaningless days they pass through like a shadow? Who can tell them what will happen…

A Thousand Words and Still No Picture

Although they did their best, the boat looked nothing like the original picture Ecclesiastes 5:1-20 Reference: v.3 A dream comes when there are many cares, and many words mark the speech of a fool. (TNIV Bible) Explore: The other day I was explaining to a group of teenagers the importance of sharing your faith through actions rather…

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