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The Investment Of Time

(Originally posted 1-25-18) 

“The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.”  Rick Warren 

Of all the things we can offer another person in our lives, what is…

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…

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…

The Benefits Of Staying Spiritually Fit

(Originally posted 4-20-17)

I’m not an exercise buff.  Not even close.  It’s been weeks, even months since I last worked out.  I used to be better about it and I’d go to the gym on a regular basis.  I…

Thank God For Unanswered Prayers

Therefore, so that I would not exalt myself, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to torment me so I would not exalt myself. Concerning this, I pleaded with the Lord three times to

Grace Looks Good On You!

To receive the image of God through Christ means to begin to share in his glory, knowledge, righteousness, and holiness. It means to become like him. John Piper   I love to hear conversion stories that reflect a 180…

Faith Begins With A Promise (Faith Series, Part 1)

As I often prepare and plan ahead for upcoming blogs, I was in prayer one day considering what God might lay on my heart to write. I especially wanted to move into something after Easter that would keep the…