Desperate Enough For Jesus

He [Jesus] entered Jericho and was passing through.  And behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus. He was a chief tax collector and was rich.  And he was seeking to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd

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Finding The Cure For Spiritual Apathy

Well it’s been quite a year for many of us!  Even though it’s October, I don’t think it’s too early to consider the implications of 2023 ending and 2024 beginning.  I’ll admit, I’m a pretty reflective and contemplative guy when…

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The Blind Spots In Our Faith

blind spot:  an area where a person's view is obstructed.  

I believe; help my unbelief!  Mark 9:24

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my need for ongoing self-examination before the Lord.  It’s probably the part of my faith I…

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He Really Is Good

The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; He knows those who take refuge in Him.  Nahum 1:7

Alright, we’re about half-way through 2023 and I feel like it’s time for a bit of a spiritual gut-check…

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Finding Peace In The Chaos

I sought the Lord, and He answered me and delivered me from all my fears. Psalm 34:4

As I sit down to type this month’s blog (and accompanying content for the AS BOLD AS LIONS PODCAST), my heart is heavy…

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Hymns That I Love: Jesus Paid It All

I hear the Savior say,
"Thy strength indeed is small,
Child of weakness, watch and pray,
Find in Me thine all in all."

Jesus paid it all,
All to Him I owe;
Sin had left a crimson stain,
He washed

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What's Next Lord?

As I sit down to pen this month’s blog (and what also doubles as the opening podcast episode for March), I have a lot on my mind.  God is stirring.  He’s moving in hearts and moving in places that have…

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The Temptation Of Jesus

As I began this year, I wanted to take a more direct approach to my Bible reading in a way I haven’t done in previous years.  Many of you may know the impact the books of wisdom have had on…

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Buy The Field!

Yet You, O Lord God, have said to me, “Buy the field for money and get witnesses”—though the city is given into the hands of the Chaldeans.  Jeremiah 32:25 

As I started to do some personal and ministerial vision-casting for…

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Why Christmas Still Matters

With the turning of the calendar, the march to Christmas is upon us.  Each year it comes up so fast, doesn’t it?  I find myself wanting to put the trimmings up earlier and start the baking (and eating) sooner just…

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