Home / Joel Bauer

Joel Bauer

Joel Bauer
Joel M. Bauer is a 45-year-old U.S. Army Veteran from Dunn, NC, which is just outside of Raleigh. After being honorably discharged from the U.S. Army, he attended school at Taylor University, a Christian liberal arts school, in Fort Wayne, IN, where he received his BS in social work and psychology. He has worked in such places as a homeless shelter, a community based treatment center for severe mental illnesses, a school for troubled students, and other social service agencies. His current endeavor is to build The Bottom Line website into a site that inspires both Christians and non-Christians alike, and brings glory to God.

Forgetting the Lies that Devour Us

All of us make mistakes. It never had to be, but it is a guarantee. We start at a young age and begin challenging the world around us to see if we get different results that please us. We may be challenged with authority, so we rebel against that authority. ...

Read More »

The Unthankful Turkey

It is the middle of November and Thanksgiving is almost here, For many turkeys it is a time to fear. There is a determined hunter who is out with his rifle and net, For a fowl, hiding in the bushes is the safest bet. Now Tyler Turkey is a feisty ...

Read More »

Never Forgotten, Never Alone

  I wake up each morning with a stretch and a yawn, Each day is a new adventure that begins to unfold at dawn.   Sometimes I’m with people, or even with my furry pals, But always in the presence of the God whose love never fails.   Often people ...

Read More »

All Alone on Valentine’s Day (Poem)

Everywhere I walk, red and pink hearts I see, People walking hand-in-hand, but what about me? I was created with purpose and one of them was to love. It’s one of the greatest gifts from heaven above. Within life’s long winding journey, love often has a path of its own, ...

Read More »