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Be Blessed, Weak One

In 2 Corinthians 12, Paul tells about "begging God" to take away a "thorn" in his life. We're not told what the thorn was, but Paul tells...

YES, OR NO?

It seems to me these days that everyone believes they have to make a choice with regard to just about everything. "Take a position, have...

Why We'll Be In Heaven

So, I have a theory that when we all get to Heaven Jesus will gather us in a large room (really large!), then He will say, "Does anyone...

THE ROLLER COASTER LIFE

I have a friend who loves roller coasters. In fact, he'll get on one at a theme park, ride it, then get in line to ride again 5 times in...

Thoughts about Intolerance

I suspect that there is no church anywhere where everyone is welcome, (despite what is written on the bulletin inside or the sign...

On The Other Side of Easter

Well, the churches are back to their "regular" attendance. The chocolate eggs and marshmallow rabbits we employed to celebrate the most...

A GOOD LAUGH

One phase in Ecclesiastes 3:4 says "there is a time to laugh." Have you ever thought about that? God has ordained "seasons" in our...

Pastors Who Fall

I received an email recently from someone who is disheartened because their pastor was caught in a moral compromise. This church member...

ABANDONMENT

The word evokes a myriad of emotions, doesn’t it? Some conjure up memories of a parent who exited the family prematurely, opting for a...

god can redeem it all

We all know the story of David and Bathsheba, the King who had an affair with another man's wife. I'm glad the Bible reveals the worst...

hoping through suffering

The 3rd chapter of Lamentations is one of my favorite chapters in the Bible, which may seem unusual since the entire chapter describes...

Black Lives Matter

A white knee on a black neck. Brutal. Unnecessary. Lethal. Dreams vanquished. Hopes destroyed. Potential unrealized. Hearts broken....

Living With a Pandemic

Several people have asked me, "Why did God send this Coronavirus, and/or why doesn't He stop it? Why must so many people die? Why...

A Trip To A Tomb

"It's over," one of them said, sadness mingled with disgust, as they walked away from His tomb, as they made the longest walk in the...

Show Me the Money?

"For we do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with those who commend themselves." (1 Corinthians 10:12) Everyone knows there are...

The Grace of Gratitude

Become stronger in your faith, as you were taught. And be filled with thanksgiving. Colossians 2:7 (GNV) Over the years I've been in some...