Someone Worth Losing Everything For

Are we going to BELIEVE and OBEY Jesus, or are we going to be content to settle for less than radical obedience to Him?  Satisfaction in our lives and success in the church are not found in what our culture deems most important but in the radical abandonment to Jesus.  Somewhere along the way we have missed what is …

Tusculum Men STAND FIRM

Men… a big thanks goes out to those that attended our STAND FIRM Men’s Rally this past weekend.  It was a huge success thanks to so many that pitched in and helped plan, buy food, cook food, contribute to devotional conversations, and simply be there to help develop stronger bonds with our brothers in Christ.  We were …

Good Food and Great Fellowship

If you missed the Men’s Breakfast this past Saturday, you missed some amazing food and fellowship.  A big thanks goes out to the men that prepared the breakfast and to those that organized the event.  Also a special thanks to our brother Ron Kline who delivered to us a powerful message that was both encouraging …

Spring 2015 Men’s Retreat

Tusculum Men… begin making your plans now to join your brothers the first weekend in May for lots of motivational speaking, encouraging fellowship, and springtime recreation at Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park on the Tennessee River.  Click here for more details.  You can also see Chris Burton, Matthew Mehaffey, or David Gee for if you have …

Practice These Seven Habits Daily to Achieve Success

(This article is based on my notes from reviewing the popular “7 Things Remarkable People Think About Every Day” at Inc.com) Successful people think like successful people. How do some always seem so happy, fulfilled, and focused on a clear mission? Their secret is not that difficult.  If you too will just apply effort every day …

He Will Establish Your Plans

“Commit to the Lord whatever you do and He will establish your plans” (Proverbs 16:3) How do you view the coming year? Are there new possibilities right around the corner that promise to challenge and grow you?  Or, are you like so many that are trapped in the habits or shortcomings of the past? The new year …

Leave Everything Else to God

Life is summed up in this very simple quote: “Live simply. Love generously. Speak truthfully. Pray daily. Leave everything else to God.” What a powerful message for a very complex, misguided, and lost world.  Its simplicity encourages me, and it challenges me to work hard at blocking out all the noise around me and focusing …

Good Food and Fierce Competition

If you missed out on our “Wild Game and Games Night” held Friday, November 14th, you missed out on a lot of good food and fellowship.  The food was plentiful, the gym was packed, and the competition fierce for our recent fellowship headed up by the Men’s Ministry.  There was so much food…venison, fish, and frog legs …