Eric Speir

Life and Leadership by the Book

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One Thing Sons Need From Their Fathers

This week I had the opportunity to write a guest post for FivestarMan. It was founded by Neil Kennedy and it is a ministry dedicated to help resurrect authentic manhood. He has a lot of great articles over there to help “inspire, instruct, and empower men to live the authentic and passionate life that God […]

One Important Lesson Most Parents Overlook

Children pay more attention than what we think they do. Even when we don’t think they’re hearing what we’re saying, they’re getting what we aren’t saying. The other day my son reminded me of this. He showed me that life lessons for children are often easier caught than taught.

What You Consume Matters

A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of. Luke 6:45

The Enemy’s #1 Trick For Destroying Your Destiny (It’s not what you think!)

I believe God has a plan and a purpose for all of our lives. I also believe the devil is looking for ways to stop this plan. It’s been this way since the beginning of time. In the Garden of Eden God had a plan for Adam and Eve. The devil also had a plan. […]

Get A Copy Of My New Book

Well, it’s been a big weekend. My first ebook, Stubborn Faith, released this past Saturday, and I couldn’t be more excited. This is a book about a topic I’ve struggled with for years: How do you have a consistent devotional life? What I learned in the process of trying to answer that question changed my life […]

One Reason Your Prayers Might Be Ignored

The Lord ignores some people’s prayers. Don’t believe me? I didn’t make this up. Here, read it for yourself and let it sink in for a minute. If anyone turns a deaf ear to the law, even his prayers are detestable. Proverbs 28:9 I’ll break it down into today’s terms for you: If we ignore […]

4 Words Most Children Are Starving To Hear From Their Parents

I’ve worked with college students for the past seven years and I can tell you one thing has not changed regarding the needs of students. Students still need affirmation from their parents. At the beginning of the school year we would take the students on a retreat. During the retreat we would cover a variety […]

What Do You Do When You Feel Like God Has Abandoned You?

Have you ever felt like God had abandoned you or ignored your cries for help? If so, it just means you’re human. You are not the first person to have felt this way. There have been countless other people who have felt this way before. Even people of great faith have expressed this. It seems […]

One Way To Put Boots To Your Faith

Abraham is known as the Godfather of Faith. Hebrews 11 is the faith hall of fame and he’s listed among other biblical greats. One thing he is especially known for was speaking faith over his situations. If you didn’t know any better you would have thought he was a little off for some of his […]

The One Thing Missing From Yearly Goal Setting

Over the past few weeks my inbox has been flooded with emails encouraging me to get fit for the new year and to set new yearly goals. I think goals are important because they help us to stay focused and to accomplish things of importance. Goal setting is important because it is focused around one […]