Both Christians and horse trainers fail when either is more concerned about observable activity than time spent soaking. What is soaking? It is time spent in reflection; at rest; in relationship. Without it, all the activity in the world in Christian service or galloping in abandon is fruitless.
Ken McNabb, clinician and host of one of RFD-TV’s most popular equine shows, recently finished reading Amazing Grays, Amazing Grace. Ken was kind enough to share his response to the book. With his permission, Amazing Grays Ministry is blessed to pass Ken’s thoughts along here. If you know Ken, then enough said. If you don’t, […]
Recently Baber, Bo, and I went to the First Christian Church of Mineral Wells for an evening event. I can’t imagine what could have possibly improved the setting.The church itself is a beautiful stone building with expansive grounds behind. Once we walked over a footbridge we were in a magical place of carpet-like grass, soft filtered afternoon sunlight and what seemed to be a canopy of tree branches sheltering all in attendance from the outside world. The air was either perfectly warm or cool, depending on your perception. A whisper of breeze kept us all delightfully comfortable. Exactly the right backdrop for the message.
Being fearless is the ultimate blessing when our security is based on worthy leadership. The pivotal point is faith. When our children are fearless because we are worthy parents they are blessed. When our horses discard their natural prey instincts and choose faith in our leadership we are blessed. Faith in God begets fearlessness in […]
To be worthy one must be committed, consistent, able, and present. There is never a coffee break or vacation from leadership. Parents, horse trainers, teachers, and generals are never off the clock when in the company of their children, horses, students, or soldiers. Husbands are never not married, and neither are wives.