It is the beauty pageant response, the top of Christmas wish lists, good fodder for politicians, it is something we all want yet remains so elusive … world peace. Are we capable of getting there one day? On our own, I do not think so. The good thing is that we’re not on our own. […]
This has been an especially tough week for my family. The funny thing is … last week was busy and stressful but we looked forward to the following week thinking that “then we could rest.” My wife had an ultra busy week and I had a great deal going on at the office but the […]
Between a rock and a hard place, it’s a common phrase describing being in a tough spot. I would imagine it’s fair to say that as the nation of Israel stood between an army and water on the banks of the Red Sea that they felt they were between a rock and a hard place. […]
“Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation. Selah” Psalms 68:19 ESV I don’t know that I believe in the concept of guardian angels. I do however believe and rest in the knowledge that the God of my salvation carries me more times that I can count. In as much […]
Thanks to Facebook and other tools, most folks know that today is my birthday. I have said it before and I’ll say it again, I feel I get a double-dip of reflecting on the past year and my past year on this earth as the New Year and my birthday happen to land on the […]
It hits me every now and then that I’m human, especially when I make mistakes. Tuesday morning, prior to the election, I woke up with a story on my mind. I quickly wrote down a few notes and finished it later on in the day. I had made it no secret that while I […]
Our opinions are unpopular. But it’s not an opinion if we’re stating the fact of God’s word. We’re considered foolish. But we know that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. His teaching is perceived as shackles. We know that through Christ alone can one find freedom. The world looks at death […]
“But it’s not fair!” I hear this cry more often in my home now that both my children are old enough to understand a sense of justice and ‘fairness’. Typically the issue is the younger getting away with something or the elder getting to do something that causes the great injustice. Thankfully, for now, my […]
In the midst of our trials and troubles, we are called to do the impossible. To not focus on our situation but instead to look to our solution. To focus on the author and finisher. It’s not easy, it takes the kind of faith that will make you walk on water. But He calls to you … will you come?
Do the words we speak make us guilty of murder? You may not like the answer.