My 10 Favorite Posts of 2011

It's that time of the year when we look back on 2011 before we march into 2012. As I reflected on the last twelve months of writing, I identified 10 of my favorite posts:

  1. A Prince and A Great Man.David Nicholas, my predecessor and the Senior Pastor of Spanish River for 42 years, went to be with the Lord on January 25th, 2011. David's greatness is seen in the outcome of his life and in his faith. Click here to read more.
  2. A Ten-Million Dollar Decision.  What are you willing to release to show someone you care? Rear Admiral Lawrence Chambers was faced with that question during the Vietnam War. Click here to read more.
  3. Let's Eat. An early morning walk in Memphis, 52 restaurants, and one of the key lessons that has shaped my life. Click here to read more.
  4. Never Underestimate A Teenager. Where were you at 16? We should never underestimate a teenager because we can never underestimate the life-altering power of God. Click here to read more.
  5. Spider Webs at 5 AM. My tango with a spider web got me thinking about other things that entangle us and keep us from walking God’s path.This post targets the problem and the solution. Click here to read more.
  6. The Leader's Magic Hours. The Magic hour -- it is an essential block of time that photographers need for their best work. Leaders also need key blocks of time to be at their best for God. Here are three questions to ask to determine your "magic hours."  Click here to read more.
  7. Discerning God’s Whisper. In March, 1977, I was a high school senior and clueless about my future — until God whispered. Here are five filters for determining if we are hearing God's voice. Click here to read more.
  8. The wisdom of James bond. The heavens declare the Glory of God . . . . but sometimes his truth hides out in spy novels! This 007 gem has to do with aging. Click here to read more.
  9. When the pastor preaches what you don’t want to hearSeven reasons you need to show up at church even when you don't really care to hear what the preacher has to say. Click here to read more.
  10. 5 questions to ask when the well goes dry. We all face "dry times" in life. If your soul is parched and you are wondering what you have to do to get back on track, this is for you. Click here to read more.

Question:Is there a particular post that God used to encourage your heart? I would love to hear about it. You can click here to leave a comment. If you want to search previous posts, just click here (then look for the Search button on the right hand side). Tomorrow I will share some of your favorite posts from this past year!