Keith Pate


Words. Words bring comfort, convey our inner thoughts, share hope, recognize achievement, encourage steadfastness, strengthen resolve. Words can also decimate and devour dreams, puncture passions, exhaust endeavors, depress desires, crush creativity, flatten and obliterate optimism.   As I prepared to write this article today, I did a bit of research on quotes about “words.”  Here …

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Character Building

Someone once said God is more concerned with our “character” than our “comfort.”  For most American Christians unfortunately, we seem more obsessed with comfort than character building.  I find myself guilty far more often than I would like to admit. Romans 5:3-5 reminds us… “we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and …

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