Every time you are tempted to allow something to get you down, remember your eternal guarantees.
Weren’t you just heartbroken over the events last week in Charlottesville? I turned on the TV to see the kind of hate that took my breath away. It made me […]
Our 5-year-old daughter, Dorothy, curiously peeked into the coffin at her grandpa’s still form. The last time she’d seen him, the two had sat together in the Arizona sunshine. His […]
Dear Friend, Market research is big business these days. Corporations spend billions of dollars trying to determine what consumers want and how to motivate them to buy it. They study […]
There comes a time when you have to make a leap of faith. Faith goes beyond logic. When Jesus was with those tired, hungry people following Him, He called to […]
Give her the reward she has earned, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate. – Proverbs 31:31
The road to abundant life comes with joy and heartache.
It was fifty years ago today… And America was tearing itself to pieces. The country still reeled from the loss of President Kennedy. His successor, President Johnson, initially rode a […]
You might be overworked, overwhelmed, and overcommitted if: You can’t remember the last time you took a nap without feeling guilty… You’ve bumped into someone at church and wanted to […]
Paul’s marvelously rich expression indicates that Christ is the source of our life. You has He quickened who “were dead in . . . trespasses and sins.”1 The same voice that brought Lazarus […]
Oscar Wilde said, “I can resist everything except temptation.” That’s the problem with temptation. It’s so tempting. But sometimes we unnecessarily put ourselves in the way of it.
There is a scripture in the book of Nahum that is both scary and comforting at the same time. Chapter one, verse eight says, “His way is in the fierce […]
In Mark 11:25-26 Jesus said, “Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father who is in heaven will also forgive you your transgressions. But if […]
Not being a bumper-sticker freak, I find myself turned off by most of the stuff people announce on rear windows and back bumpers. But years ago I noticed one I’ve […]
As you know, I’m writing a new book with the working title How to Speak Truth to People Who Don’t Want to Hear (or How to Be Right Without Being […]
On the surface, happiness and joy are similar; they are both uplifting and blissful experiences. Yet there are more differences than similarities.