This post may be more for my own sanity than for anything else. But I have to get this off my chest. The very idea that Donald Trump is right now preparing to become the 17th President of the United… Read More ›
The Character of Your Critics
If those who are criticizing your performance were actually great at theirs–I mean truly great–they would never dream of criticizing you. If, as it turns out, your critics truly have been proven to be superior in their performance, then what… Read More ›
Always A Path
Only one sin is put forward by Jesus as being unforgivable. Matthew 12:22-32, ESV 22 Then a demon-oppressed man who was blind and mute was brought to him, and he healed him, so that the man spoke and saw. 23 And all… Read More ›
Let God Do What Only He Can Do!
If you have seen the movie Father of the Bride, you may remember Franck’s reaction the first time he sees the Banks home: Oh, it’s adorable…Oh, it’s very nice…Very romantic. We change it all, though. Let’s go. Max Lucado related… Read More ›
Found A Gem Today In My Garage!
I have a relatively small office where I have one to two thousand of my most important books. Another shelf at home with older, more collectible books. Then, in my garage I have about forty boxes of books that are… Read More ›
Releasing Others to God
A few years back I had a person in my life, a genuine Christian, who was personally frustrating to me. From my perspective he was arrogant, obnoxious, and controlling. Of course, his own indefatigable self-confidence would never allow for him… Read More ›
2018: This Will Be The Year Of The Fragrance!
Oh, how we need the Fragrance of Jesus to permeate our lives! I’m declaring 2018 the Year of the Secret Place! More specifically, a year of putting everything aside except fellowship with God and immersing ourselves in His Word and… Read More ›
The Reckless Love of God
The Church in many places now is singing a song called “Reckless Love.” It’s a beautiful song and the lyrics are precious, powerful, and thought-provoking (you can read them at the end of this post). The chorus begins with the… Read More ›
The following is an excerpt from Scott Fowler, Contending for the Habit of Daily Prayer. New York: Issachar Imprints. 2016. There are two things we need to be comfortable with if we are to successfully cultivate a meaningful, dynamic prayer life…. Read More ›
Top 10 Celebs Criticized for Their Christian Faith – FaithIt.com
Top 10 Celebs Criticized for Their Christian Faith – FaithIt.com.
Answers on the Left, Waiting on the Right
Something encouraging occurred to me some time ago concerning prayer. There were two or three things I was intensely praying about, needing an answer. I watched as the Lord supplied all but one of those needs. Because the need that… Read More ›
In Plain English . . .
At a certain, specific moment in time, the Second Person of the Godhead, came down to earth and took on a human form and identity in order to reach the human race that had been lost due to sin. He… Read More ›
Meditation #17 By John Donne
Perchance, he for whom this bell tolls may be so ill, as that he knows not it tolls for him; and perchance I may think myself so much better than I am, as that they who are about me, and… Read More ›
A Father’s Letter to His Daughter upon Her Graduation
To My Sweet Katie, Though the feeling has swept over me many times already, it has not yet come to stay. That is, the realization that my little girl will soon be leaving me to go and pursue her… Read More ›
The path that leads you away from home . . .
All the years come suddenly to this moment and we are proud, we are thankful, we are emotional, we are nostalgic. And there is the dawning realization that every step you take from this day forward will be pregnant with… Read More ›
“Batter my heart, three-personed God”
Appreciating these words from John Donne’s Holy Sonnets, XIV Batter my heart, three-person’d God ; for you As yet but knock ; breathe, shine, and seek to mend ; That I may rise, and stand, o’erthrow me, and bend Your… Read More ›
Between Real and Ideal
The existence of the ideal is evidence of its possibility. Ever been inspired by a movie because of the values it portrayed? The story was challenging and beautiful, moving and uplifting. Then you come back to “reality” and realize that… Read More ›
A Father’s Letter To His Graduating Son
For the better part of two decades, I have engrossed myself in your life. Much of my effort has been simply to keep you alive and healthy. I have sung songs, and played games, and answered questions, but more than that, I have loved you at depths that even now you are not able to understand and won’t be until you have a child of your own. Though at times I have tried to express and explain that love to you, I realize that, for now, between us, I’ll have to be content with knowing its depths on my own. Part of a parent’s lot I suppose.