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Your Truth, My Truth, or God’s Truth?

Your Truth, My Truth, or God's Truth? By Dr. David L. Goetsch Truth is defined as fidelity to an established standard. So far so good, but this definition raises an important question: What is the established standard used to determine truth? If you begin with the wrong standard, the definition…

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Road Rage: How Should You Respond?

Road Rage: How Should You Respond? By Dr. David L. Goetsch We have all had it happen to us or seen it happen to others. Another driver thinks you are driving too slowly so he pulls around to pass all the while blaring his horn, shouting out the window, and…

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Whatever Happened to Responsibility and Accountability? – (Galatians 6:5)

Whatever Happened to Responsibility and Accountability? - (Galatians 6:5) By Dr. David L. Goetsch “Whatever happened to responsibility and accountability? All I see and hear anymore is people pointing the finger of blame at anyone but themselves. Nobody seems willing to take responsibility for their actions anymore.” This is how…

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Stop Living in Fear – (Proverbs 29:25)

Stop Living in Fear - (Proverbs 29:25) By David L. Goetsch What are your inner-most fears? We all have them. Fear of loneliness, death, public speaking, heights, the dark, confined spaces, spiders, roaches, snakes, flying, intimacy, germs, drowning, cowardice, poor health, poison, aging, losing a job, financial ruin, failure, success,…

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Feeling Rejected? The Lord Will Take You In – (Psalm 27:10)

Feeling Rejected? The Lord Will Take You In - (Psalm 27:10) By Dr. David L. Goetsch Rejection stings. It can be embarrassing and, if it happens often enough, can lead to self-doubt. To be rejected is to be spurned, dismissed, turned down, rebuffed, or marginalized. Nobody likes to be rejected,…

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Coping With Grief: Ten Things You Can Do – (Matthew 5:4)

Coping With Grief: Ten Things You Can Do - (Matthew 5:4) By Dr. David L. Goetsch I am no stranger to grief. In third grade, I lost my family when my parents divorced. I remained with my mother, but my two brothers went with my father. Overnight, my once cohesive…

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The Power of Kindness – (1 Corinthians 13)

The Power of Kindness - (1 Corinthians 13) By Dr. David L. Goetsch The meeting was of little consequence, just another meeting on another day to discuss another mundane agenda. As the chairman reviewed the minutes of our previous meeting, I took a moment to look around the room and…

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Why Relationships Go Wrong – (Ephesians 4:32)

Why Relationships Go Wrong - (Ephesians 4:32) By Dr. David L. Goetsch The COVID-19 pandemic has had an interesting effect on relationships. For some, being locked down together has brought couples and families closer together. For others, the forced closeness has strained relationships. In recent weeks I have heard a…

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