Category Archives for "Lifestyle Freedom"

Take Care of Yourself...no one else will

How to Win at Life…Even When Life’s Beating You Up

I have a number of friends and family going through difficult situations right now. The kind of situations that can make us question ourselves and our faith.

Marriage problems…

Health problems…

A child that received a much-needed heart transplant but his body rejected it. He is now in a coma…and has been for over 4 weeks.

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Emotions During Business Failure

Business Failure and Dry Bones

Two years ago, I was sitting in a Panera pouring my heart out to my pastor. At the time, we owned a business and it was failing. I wanted someone to commiserate and pray with.

In late 2012, my wife and I decided – after what we thought was thorough planning and much advice and prayer – to open a business. It took nearly all our savings (bad idea) and a $250,000 Small Business Administration loan to get the doors open, but in April 2013, we took our first customers.

​Business took off right away! By the end of the first month, we were one of the top franchisees in the system. Revenues were ahead of our projections, but so were our expenses. It was truly amazing how fast we were burning through our cash reserves!

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Things We Wish We Had Said

From the back cover: This book is a collection of personal letters written between Tony Campolo and his adult son, Bart. At times it's funny; at times it leaves the reader quite sobered. Above all, it's always honest as it portrays the challenges of growing up and parenting.

Parents will be delighted with the observations and wisdom on raising children and teenagers will be greatly assisted by the discussions regarding further education and careers.

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Listening to God in Times of Choice

All Christians yearn to live at the center of God's will. But how to discern his will is an art that eludes many of us. And the advice we get often conflicts.

​Some tell us to look for a divine "blueprint" - the one perfect plan for our lives that we need to find. We are encouraged to search the Scriptures and hunt for signs, trying to uncover the map of our lives that God has drawn.

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