Posts tagged with: Hines

  • Look for Jesus in the Unexpected

Look for Jesus in the Unexpected

I recently had the pleasure of listening to the founder of Continue the Story share how the non-profit came to be. In short, Mic Mohler describes a great life. He was gaining momentum in his career and personal life when...
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  • Addiction A Slavery Mentality and Finding Freedom

Addiction A Slavery Mentality and Finding Freedom

I was recently listening to a woman share her story about struggling to overcome drug and alcohol addiction. It had been some time since I had seen last, so I warmly greeted her and asked how she was doing. I...
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  • Transformation, Shedding the Old Skin, Becoming New

Transformation, Shedding the Old Skin, Becoming New

I have recently been researching how socioeconomic conditions shape and mold people. I live in what is considered Appalachia, which explains why I have interest in some specific resources revealing the daily struggles of my friends and neighbors. Domestic violence,...
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  • Directions, Using Our Spiritual GPS In Life

Directions, Using Our Spiritual GPS In Life

When was the last time you asked for directions when traveling? If you are a female, it probably occurred very recently. If you are a male, you may not have asked for directions since Reagan was in office. One of...
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  • Bearing Fruit, God And Gardening

Bearing Fruit, God And Gardening

There is more to growing your own garden than many newbies know. I remember getting a couple of raspberry bush starts and planing them next to my house in the spring of the year. I thought about all the jelly,...
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  • Transformation Through Repentance And Praise

Transformation Through Repentance And Praise

My son, like most teenage boys loves to play video games on his Xbox. Each time he grabs the controller, he goes through a transformation and becomes an experienced gamer . He saved birthday and Christmas money for about 3 years before...
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  • Detours God Uses For Our Destinations

Detours God Uses For Our Destinations

Have you ever been driving on a road-trip and ran into detours? Often times these detours can wind us around roads we have never been on before. Some are scenic but often feel like they are taking us out of...
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  • Reboot Your Life, You Are Not Normal

Reboot Your Life, You Are Not Normal

Have you ever had to reboot your smartphone or tablet because of technical problems? We all know the warning signs. The device becomes sluggish and unresponsive. Normal tasks become difficult to execute without the device crashing. Sometimes it can be...
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  • Challenges, Solutions and The Tin Man

Challenges, Solutions and The Tin Man

What challenges are too great for you to overcome? Elmer, a man in his 60s with a redneck sort of twang, shared a riveting story with me, when he was involved in a gasoline explosion. My eyes were glued on...
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  • Identity, Overcoming What Others Think About You

Identity, Overcoming What Others Think About You

In most sports athletes have their career ups and downs and find themselves struggling with heir identity. I just picked up Tim Tebow’s new biography Shaken. In it he candid details the highs and lows of his football career. From...
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