Rebounding from Failure

And when they came to the threshing floor of Chidon, Uzzah put out his hand to take hold of the ark, for the oxen stumbled. And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Uzzah, and He struck him down because he put out his hand to the ark, and he died there before God. And David was angry because the (more…)

The Sin at the Root of Our Problems

No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it. – 1 Corinthians 10:13

We have more than 200 trees and an untold number of bushes on (more…)

Nothing But the Truth

Truth is a timeless universal buzzword. I’ve found people are much more open to discussing the concept of truth than the concept of redemption. Pilate asked Jesus, “What is truth?” That same question can be a springboard from which to share the gospel.

Truth is, few people take the time to consider the origin of truth. So let’s follow the logical progression (more…)

Seven Things You May Not Know about God

First, I have to apologize for my brief hiatus. My full-time gig as a writer keeps me pretty busy. By the end of a normal day, I often have few words left to speak, let alone write. Add the upcoming wedding of a son to the mix, and you have one thinly stretched woman. Unfortunately, all this stretching has not added an (more…)

Walk This Way

We teach children how to walk and talk and interact and master skills by imitation. That’s sometimes a good thing, and it’s sometimes a bad thing, depending on what word or behavior they’re imitating. And all parents have their stories on that one.
I remember, for instance, being at our local science center with my youngest, who loved creating dams in a (more…)