Entries Categorized as 'Eagles E-Letter'

Do Not Fear!

Date June 23, 2009

Feel free to forward this to a friend! After four members of my family turned 40, we found out how much the kids had picked up on their trepidation. The day before my niece’s ninth birthday, she observed, “Tomorrow I’ll be nine and next year it the big one-oh.” ~ Deborah Shapiro Fear spreads like […]

Endurance and Salvation!

Date June 16, 2009

Feel free to forward this to a friend! Declare your mission – and then live it! ~ Tom Welch This morning I visited our health care provider because Melodee, the joy of my eyes for these past 30 years, was sick. As we went to the lab to get her blood tests done I noticed […]

Prioritize the Mission!

Date June 9, 2009

Feel free to forward this to a friend! The Sort of Men and Women the Institute Aims to Send Out: “Those having these characteristics: Thorough consecration; Intense love for souls; A good knowledge of God’s Word, and especially how to use it in leading men to Christ; Willingness to endure hardship as good soldiers of […]

Aching Over the Harvest!

Date June 2, 2009

Feel free to forward this to a friend! “I pray you may have it too. It is a heart that is broken over teenage lostness. You know you have it if something happens in your heat when you see kids wandering a mall, hoping that something or someone will happen to them. Or when you […]

Stop Wasting Time!

Date May 26, 2009

Feel free to forward this to a friend! “The proud have me in great derision, Yet I do not turn aside from Your law.” ~ David, Psalm 119:51 I remember going home to speak one Sunday, many years ago. I had come to faith in Christ in high school – actually led to Jesus by […]

According to Our Faith!

Date May 19, 2009

Feel free to forward this to a friend! “The state of faith allows no mention of the word impossibility.” ~ Tertullian, Theologian (c. 160 – 230 A.D.) Faith seems to be a vital commodity these days! With the state of the global economy and the first generation since World War 2 to really understand scarcity, […]

Interrupted by God!

Date May 12, 2009

Feel free to forward this to a friend! Compassion is … the force that makes a bridge from the island of one individuality to the island of the other. ~ John O’Donohue ‘Life’s interruptions are God’s appointments.’ I remember the first time I heard this and wondered about it. Today’s passage reveals the truth of […]

Don’t Stay Where You Aren’t Wanted!

Date May 5, 2009

Feel free to forward this to a friend! Parking spaces near our seaside cottage are at a premium, and the street is often crowded with cars. One day our neighbor put up a sign: “No Parking Here.” Later he added another: “No Turning in Driveway.” Finally he added a third: “No Cutting through the Yard.” […]

Fear or Faith?

Date April 28, 2009

Feel free to forward this to a friend! “We can either be driven by fears or governed by fear. Fear-driven lives are out of control. Fear-governed lives are surrendered to the everpresent supervision and companionship of the Lord of all.”  ~ Jan David Hettinga Fear can destroy our leadership! Whether it is the fear of […]

Leaders Are Learners!

Date April 21, 2009

Feel free to forward this to a friend! “Don’t let your learning lead to knowledge, let your learning lead to action.” ~ Jim Rohn The bottom line of being a leader is using what you know. Many times leaders rest on the ‘old ways’ and, as it has been said far too many times, the […]