Intentional Kindness

Kindness is a trait that comes naturally to some. It is one that can be easily and intentionally practiced so others are impacted by your thoughtfulness. A fruit of the Spirit is kindness, or lovingkindness. It is a characteristic of God, and He develops this trait in us so we can be more like Him. …

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A Growing Faith

We’ve examined many bridges and connected them uniquely to excellence and our faith. As we conclude this series, we identify what may be necessary to keep our bridges structurally sound and long lasting. These bridge connections include intercession, foundation and support, legacy, relationships, and using gifts in ministry. Over time, if intentional maintenance is not …

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Bridges to Faith Relationships

In my early 20s, I made an unexpected friend that has lasted for decades. Initially, it involved a conversation about a cute guy. Somehow, the conversation turned to other things, and another friend joined us. We frequented Denny’s for coffee and eventually became the best, inseparable friends. Relationships are a way of life. We all …

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Bridge Transformation

Welcome to Faith Connections Friday! We continue our series on bridges and the connection to excellence. This week, we focus on connecting the uniqueness of bridges to our faith. Thank you for joining us! Patience. It’s so contrary to our nature, isn’t it? We want it now! When it comes to bridges, however, we have …

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A Firm Foundation

Welcome to Faith Connection Friday! We are in a series discussing bridges, and Faith Connection Friday connects to our faith. Thank you for joining us! This week we examined the support that is necessary for a bridge to fulfill its purpose. The support comes from s solid and sure foundation that provides security and safety …

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Coverings of Prayer

Welcome to Connections2Excellence! We are in a series about bridges and how they connect to excellence! On Faith Connection Friday, we extend the concept to connect to our faith. As we looked briefly at the varieties of bridges, one type that intrigued me is the covered bridge. One purpose of a covered bridge is to …

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How Do You Prepare for Easter?

Welcome to connections2excellence! I am so glad you joined us today! How do you prepare for Easter? Do you have any special traditions to get ready for the day? Thousands of years ago, a multitude of families diligently prepared for an upcoming celebration, complete with special feasts and activities. The tradition of the Seder service …

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