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Thoughts on Death and Sorrow in the Aftermath of the Paris Attacks

What if you had been in the midst of the chaos that reigned throughout Paris Friday night? Do you think about that? What would you have done? What would have been your thoughts? In the unpredictable world that we live in, I believe we are wise to consider the core of our beliefs. We need […]

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Six Culture-Altering Words

“…but the church was earnestly praying… (Acts 12:5)” Praying as a nation for our nation is not something we can reserve for one Thursday in May each year. We, the children of God, must pray incessantly for the land of the free and the home of the brave, or she will cease to exist as […]

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“I know all about you!”

You have a favorite entertainer… you watch all the television episodes, or never miss one of the films. Perhaps you passionately follow a pro athlete and have a mental record of all his stats. You are so serious that you sport his team jersey. How about a music entertainer? Do you have a thing for […]

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truth is the anecdote

She’s young and beginning a walk with Jesus. God saw fit to bring her into my life and to lead her into truth with compassion. Many things of her past plague her, and this is my answer to one deep concern. I painted it last night and will give it to her next time we […]

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where’s your focus

Happy start to 2014! Have you made any resolutions for the new year? Do you have a plan to accomplish some goals? Personally, I’m tackling growth goals in every facet of life: spiritual, emotional, physical, and relational. I’m looking forward to jump-starting the plan with a 21-day fast beginning next week. During this time I […]

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