Connecting to the Heart

Connecting to the Heart

Jun 1, 2018 by Tierce Green
How do I connect with my daughter's heart so she can connect with God's heart? ... read more
Power Washing by Jesus

Power Washing by Jesus

Oct 31, 2016 by Tierce Green
I love my pressure washer. It has an easy start gas engine with 3400 PSI. That’s really more power than I need, but it feels good to know it’s there. I have one of the cleanest driveways in the neighborhood—just one of the cleanest because my neighbors love my pressure washer, too. ... read more
The Problem with

The Problem with "I'm Fine"

Sep 2, 2016 by Tierce Green
These two little words are like conversational Teflon. Nothing sticks. The tough questions are deflected, enabling you to continue down the same path without being bothered. You can hide a lot of unpleasant stuff behind “I’m fine” … the fears and frustrations in your career, the dysfunctions in your marriage and family, a crisis of faith, even your addictions—at least for a while. It’s like using a band-aid to cover a gaping wound. ... read more
Swimming in the Deep End of True Brotherhood

Swimming in the Deep End of True Brotherhood

Aug 4, 2016 by Tierce Green
From the mid-1930s to the late 1940s C.S. Lewis met with a group of literary friends every Tuesday and Thursday in an Oxford pub to enjoy good beer and good conversation. They discussed literature, writing, and life. Their pub, the Eagle and Child, is still there today. It was in this environment within this circle of friends that heavyweight works like Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, and Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia were forged. ... read more
Who is My Neighbor?

Who is My Neighbor?

Jul 15, 2016 by Tierce Green
The Parable of the Good Samaritan is a familiar story. Even to those who don’t follow Jesus, the idea of going out of our way to help others, missional living and social justice are things that many people will rally around and lock arms with others to make a measurable difference in the world. But the context of this parable is important, especially to those who claim to follow Jesus. The Parable of the Sower and how Jesus used it is found in Luke 10:25-37. ... read more
5 Things Every Child Needs from Their Father

5 Things Every Child Needs from Their Father

Jun 19, 2016 by Tierce Green
There are no fashion items or tech-toys on this list. That list is a moving target, constantly changing, being outdated and updated. This list is timeless and essential because it’s compiled by our Heavenly Father who wants to give good gifts to his children. Here it is: ... read more
5 Degrees of Communication

5 Degrees of Communication

Jun 7, 2016 by Tierce Green
Surface talk with surface friends punctuated by thumbs-up and smiley face emojis. Chitchat, which Merriam-Webster defines as “friendly conversation about things that are not very important.” How do we move beyond these ankle-deep acquaintances and develop real community with substantive conversations and more satisfying relationships in the deep end of true brotherhood? ... read more
The Anatomy of Character

The Anatomy of Character

May 18, 2016 by Tierce Green
Who are you really? What's in your heart? The Greek word for heart is “kardia” which also means core. Character goes beyond what people see on the surface to our heart, all the way to our core. Andy Stanley, Senior Pastor of North Point Community Church, offers a solid definition of character that holds up against culture shifts and volatile circumstances. Here it is: ... read more
33 Goes Behind Bars

33 Goes Behind Bars

Apr 19, 2016 by Tierce Green
It was a big win in the Estelle Unit at The Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville, TX when 60 inmates began 33 The Series Volume 1: A Man and His Design. Spontaneous applause broke out when the first session ended. The men in this prison were energized by the presentation of the content, engaging in conversations and discussion about how to apply the biblical principles of manhood like never before. ... read more
Men of Steel

Men of Steel

Mar 22, 2016 by Tierce Green
The makeshift welding station was strategically positioned at the top of the driveway. Each man passed by it as he arrived. For six Tuesday nights these five young men, all of them in their twenties, gathered on this patio in their journey toward authentic manhood—a journey that began between a father and son, now extended through a son to his buddies. ... read more
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