Tag Archives: Christian

Weight-loss

I can’t believe that I am under 250 lbs.  As a fat kid who grew into a fatter man,  I am ecstatic!  I can’t even remember when I was this weight before, especially when you consider that I was close to 400 lbs just two years ago!

Happiness Is Coconut Shrimp

My family joined with our church in a three week Daniel Fast this past January, and I am grateful for the mighty move of God that took place during the fast.  Most of us experienced major breakthroughs as a result of consecrating that time in prayer and Bible study, while bringing our flesh into subjection […]

Healthy Alternative to Potato Chips

Yearning for a healthy snack? Try roasted potatoes! Preheat oven to 400 degrees Potatoes diced into cubes Olive oil My all-purpose meat seasoning (link below) Salt and pepper Place the potatoes in a mixing bowl and pour just enough olive oil to coat them. Sprinkle in the remaining ingredients to taste. Spread everything onto a […]

Change of Address

This is to alert all my followers to the new address for “The World According to GAR.”  It is now garethspeaks.com. Tune in to see what Gareth speaks about next.  I don’t even know…

Grace in the Midst of the Storm

It is amazing to see the swiftness of God’s movement when His people finally release their control to Him.  While my family is still in the midst of crisis, God has been dealing with us, showing His love for each one of us. The men out there understand my need to fix the things in […]

First letter from the trenches

It has been some time since my last post, and there’s been good reason.  My family is enduring a major crisis right now, one for which we could have never prepared.  Most mornings I have difficulty getting out of bed.  I came close to dropping out of my graduate program, which would have been an […]