Entries by John Kyle

What’s That Smell?

Don’t let the culture cause you to go soul-blind If you’ve ever been the parent of a teenage son, chances are you’ve walked into his room and experienced the unpleasant teenage funk- a mixture of body odor, dirty clothes and Flaming Hot Cheetos™. For some reason that odor, so thick you can almost see it, […]

Will you pray for this?

What big things have you prayed for during your lifetime? They change from year to year, don’t they? Think for a moment about your requests through the years: A new bike. A date! Admission to your college of choice Help that special person to say “I do.” Give us a child. Help me understand that […]

You Want Us to Do What?

Football is back! When I was a youth minister I worked out with a local high school football team as part of their “optional” summer conditioning program. During one of the workouts the coach took us to the practice field and announced that we were going to run 50 forty-yard sprints. They wouldn’t dare say […]

The Season We’re In

COVID-19 is still here and, if the news reports are any indication, it’s not going anywhere soon. Countless prayers meetings, large and small, have been held asking God to remove this virus. God has certainly heard our prayers but the answer appears to be “no” or “not yet,” at least for now. So, where does […]

THEM

I was eating with a friend and the subject of Here for You came up during our conversation. We talked about the creativity and quality of the commercials, the great response to the Super Bowl, Final Four and digital components, and the way we were using the campaign to reach people who have never set foot […]

THEM

I was eating with a friend and the subject of Here for You came up during our conversation. We talked about the creativity and quality of the commercials, the great response to the Super Bowl, Final Four and digital components, and the way we were using the campaign to reach people who have never set foot […]

The Celebration Equation

After years of marriage my wife has successfully trained me to watch for coupons. We recently received an oil change coupon in the mail and the timing was perfect as the reminder light had just appeared on my instrument panel. However, I noticed there was a lot of fine print at the bottom of the […]

The Celebration Equation

After years of marriage my wife has successfully trained me to watch for coupons. We recently received an oil change coupon in the mail and the timing was perfect as the reminder light had just appeared on my instrument panel. However, I noticed there was a lot of fine print at the bottom of the […]

Sweat Equity

It all began with the stark reality that you need more space. Your family grew and your house seemed to shrink. On a sleepless night, you binge-watch HGTV and you see the allure of open-concept living complete with shiplap, marble countertops, and lots more room. Suddenly, you remember a term your dad talked about, “Sweat […]

Sweat Equity

It all began with the stark reality that you need more space. Your family grew and your house seemed to shrink. On a sleepless night, you binge-watch HGTV and you see the allure of open-concept living complete with shiplap, marble countertops, and lots more room. Suddenly, you remember a term your dad talked about, “Sweat […]