“The best stories you’ll ever tell begin with ‘don’t tell” – perhaps for a weak leader or a terrible parent. Be amused, but be warned – decisions like this are our undoing.
Twenty seconds into this spot Dad has a decision to make. There is no doubt what is important to him. Are you as clear?
Knowing that God is real and that His word is reliable is hard amidst all the competing messages in the world. To live your life like you know it is even harder. Harder still is making the pursuit of that knowledge, with increasing faith, your life’s highest priority. This is the kind of radical faith we are being called to; a strong, unshakable, deliberate confidence in the character of God, even when you do not understand His ways and when the rest of the world says you are mad.
In the midst of all accounts of Peter Graves’ professional accomplishments there were two things that stood out…two clues to a significance that will live beyond anything he did on the screen.
By all accounts Sgt. Alan Haymaker lived a life based on ordered principles; he loved God, his wife, his children and the noble profession he was called to. The result; he lived a life with an impact like a “punch delivered with great force.” We can all learn a lesson from Sgt. Haymaker on living a life with purpose that impacts those around us. Are you living a haymaker?