Always Ready

(Originally posted 5-3-18) 

One thing that never ceases to amaze me is the strength and caliber of the servicemen and women within the United States Armed Forces. I know there are a lot of things within this country right…

More Than A Song - Living Hope by Phil Wickham

Living Hope - Phil Wickham 

How great the chasm that lay between us 
How high the mountain I could not climb 
In desperation, I turned to heaven 
And spoke Your name into the night 

Then through the darkness,

The God Of Just Enough

As often as I write this blog and share what’s on my heart, hoping it will resonate with someone, I know the process begins within me.  I write out of a need to deal with my own failings and short-comings…

A Prayer Inside A Whale - Jonah 2 (Prayers Of The Bible)

Prayers Of The Bible:  Jonah’s Prayer in Jonah 2:1-9 

1 From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the Lord his God. 2 He said: 
“In my distress I called to the Lord, 
    and he answered me. 
From deep in

Jesus Prays For Us - John 17 (Prayers Of The Bible)

Prayers Of The Bible:  Jesus’ Prayer In John 17 

With each passing day, around the country and throughout the entire world, it seems stories of Christians under persecution are on the uptick.  I try to be choosy with my…

You Can't Fly With No Wings

An interesting exchange happened the other day with my youngest son, Jacob.  Jacob is 4 years old and it alway amazes me to observe his world, through his words and actions.  I was in our master bedroom and had just…

The Most Honest Statement In The Bible

20 So they brought him. When the spirit saw Jesus, it immediately threw the boy into a convulsion. He fell to the ground and rolled around, foaming at the mouth. 

21 Jesus asked the boy’s father, “How long has

I Will Not Be Shaken

He alone is my rock and my salvation, my stronghold; I will not be shaken.  Psalm 62:6 

One of the saddest things to witness as a Christian is to see brothers and sisters grow cold in their faith…

In It For The Long Haul

Call me crazy but I’m already thinking a lot about 2019 even as I type this in November.  I realize as you read this it is January and the calendar has turned the page.  I try to think ahead and…

Another Trip Around The Sun

Wow guys.  Just wow.  2018 where did you go?  How is it that you are almost over?  I liked you 2018; probably more than I liked 2017 or a few of the other recent years.  But as a whole, I’m…

Christmas All Year Round

It won’t be long now and families will be gathering, food will be on the stove, and children will be eagerly awaiting the expected gifts under the tree.  The sights and sounds of the season will soon be at a…

What Can I Offer Him?

I have a dilemma every year around Christmas.  My dilemma is this:  my wife is a not much of a gift person.  I mean, she likes getting gifts and won’t turn up her nose at any well-intentioned purchase.  But it’s…