Three Reasons Not to Trust God

Last week I wrote that joy is the antidote to worry and anxiety. Joy comes when you deny self, love God fully, and commit to His purpose and goals for your life. Easier said than done, of course, but commitment to God’s purpose is critical for getting rid of worry. Why are we worried about […]



Getting Rid of Worry 5

Worry is like a fog. If you want to get rid of worry and anxiety in your life, you need to get rid of the fog. Have you ever been in a dense fog and tried to push it out of the way? You can push as much as you want, but more fog just […]

Don’t Give

Sunday I preached at my home church. The title of the sermon was “Don’t Give.” The text is 2 Timothy 4:6-8, in which Paul was giving some final instructions to his protégé Timothy. The main point was that your walk with God is a marathon, not a sprint. You have to keep running the race […]

David Rex Gosnell

Connecting with God

Why Connecting Is Crucial 2

According to ESPN (and just about everyone else who’s paying attention), Roger Goodell has too many well-placed connections to lose his job. Two NFL owners who have consistently supported him have been named (by Goodell, of course) to oversee the “independent investigation” into the Ray Rice fiasco. And that investigation will be led by a lawyer […]

Just In Case

Back in the 80’s, when I was working on software, we used a thing called “JIC” code. JIC stood for “just in case.” JIC codes were empty fields we put in files, just in case we needed them. Just in case we thought of something to add later, it could be changed with a lot […]

Just in case