Men’s Blog 2017-09-05T15:43:00-05:00

OFA Men Articles

Love your neighbor.

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: OFA Men|

We’ve all heard the command from Jesus, “Love your neighbor.” Without any hesitation, many of us put ourselves in the obedient category when we read it. In Luke 10, a lawyer asks Jesus the question, “Who is my neighbor?” Jesus' answer helps us understand what “neighbor” really means. Jesus tells a parable about

Sharpen Your Axe

By | September 27th, 2017|Categories: OFA Men|

Do you ever feel like you're drowning in your to-do list? It’s one of those weeks for me. There just isn't enough time in the day and deadlines are quickly approaching. In times of high stress, I can easily focus on the urgent things and neglect the important things. I think most

You’re a Christian?

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: OFA Men|

In college I waited tables at TGI Fridays. Even though it was good money, I dreaded going to work. I just wanted to do my time and go home. One afternoon in a conversation with another waiter, the topic of church came up. He was shocked that I attended church. He said

Have you found the treasure?

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: OFA Men|

Life is good when we experience the blessing of God. Sickness stays away, stress levels are minimal, the bank account is manageable, and relationships are enjoyable. God blesses us with these things and more because He loves us, but He never promises that we will live without trouble or hardship.

You get what you pay for.

By | September 5th, 2017|Categories: OFA Men|

I’ve never enjoyed taking care of my lawn. I don’t hate it, but it’s never been something I look forward to. Consequently, my lawn isn’t very impressive. Earlier this summer I decided to get serious about making my front yard look good instead of simply maintaining it. I bought some fertilizer

The Domino Effect

By | August 23rd, 2017|Categories: OFA Men|

Last week we talked about denying yourself, or “dying” to your sinful nature. As Christians, our daily pursuit should be to die more and more to our flesh, and become more and more like Jesus (Luke 9:23). But this is easier said than done. Today I’d like to give you a