Mass shootings have been all over the news in recent weeks. The leaked Supreme Court papers are also in the news every day. Mass shootings and abortion are closer than most people think. When you break both down to the core, they are a disregard of human life. I went to the list provided on … Continue reading America, God’s Face Is Against Us
In the early 1990s, a local church with a school suddenly lost its Pastor. The church asked me if I would teach the Pastor's Bible study class for the remainder of the school year. I was happy to oblige. The class contained about twenty-five students from seventh grade through high school seniors. Having no idea … Continue reading You Are Priceless
We have all had those "what...if" conversations. The most common center around money. What would you do if you won the lottery? What would you do if you had a million dollars? The other day, someone brought up, "If you were going to be stranded ono a deserted island and you could only take one … Continue reading One Chapter
I never had a day when I woke up and had these thoughts: "My pajamas are all ripped at the seams. What's wrong with me? I must weigh a hundred pounds more than when I went to bed last night." However, there have been days when attempting to get dressed I said, "What's wrong with … Continue reading By Little And Little
One thing about the last two years I think everyone could agree on - if you went back to 2019 and someone described to you the events of 2020-2022, "Ain't no way!" would be your first thought. No one would have believed that hundreds of thousands of churches would close their doors. It was unthinkable … Continue reading The Stability Of Our Times
When a boss comes to an employee and complains about their performance, often the employee defends themselves with the words, "I've done everything you told me to do!" When it comes to Christians serving God, often we look at what we do and think God will be satisfied because we check all the "to do" … Continue reading Unprofitable Servants
What are we made of? The typical answer is "dirt." It is true; God did form us from the "dust of the ground" (Genesis 2:7). However, there is far more to us than soil. God formed Adam during the sixth day of creation. Our creation was unique in several ways. Humankind is the only thing … Continue reading What We Are Made Of.
In the early days of home computers, I played a game with my kids called "Gazillionaire." In that game, there is a character who only says, "Money, money, money!" His voice is nasal tone and eerie, rather creepy. I found the game again recently and have played with some of my grandchildren. Every once in … Continue reading Money, Money, Money.
Christian, does it ever seem that the Christian life does not live up to the hype? Is the joy and peace being a Christian should bring beginning to look like something we experience in heaven instead of something attainable during this life? If this seems to be the case, please read on. In agriculture, if … Continue reading Fruit
Julie and I have fourteen grandchildren. We are less than forty-eight hours from our first grandchild being married. When most of you read this, the happy couple will be on their honeymoon. If I were to give blanket advice to them and every other couple on the planet, here is what I would say. Julie … Continue reading Wedding Bells Are Ringing