Joe Barnett

Listen Up

Ears that hear and eyes that see— the Lord has made them both.            —Proverbs 20:12 B.R. was a great guy and a super-successful businessman. Misjudging his seeming focus on the lesson, I called on him to comment, yanking him out of a coma-like state. Embarrassed, he said, “Joe, I’m so …

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Duct Tape

We have different gifts, according to the grace given us.                —Romans 12:6 With two sons in the military in World War II, Vesta Stoudt went to work in the Green River Ordnance Plant in Illinois, packing ammunition boxes. The boxes were sealed with paper tape that frequently tore, …

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Please Be Alert

Give special attention to those who are in the family of believers.             —Galatians 6:10 Sensitive souls from a Fresno, California, church were distributing food to residents of a low-income apartment complex. As they unpacked a generous supply of groceries in an elderly lady’s apartment, Jenna sneaked a peek in …

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