I wanted to write something here about the rainbow. I logged into my WordPress account to write, only to be confronted yet again by a rainbow: Even WordPress is on board with the rainbow theme. I went to the Chase ATM the other day and was greeted by a rainbow and the reminder that “it’s […]Read More The Rainbow
One of the common misconceptions regarding the identity of “who is a Christian” is the belief that being Christian is about what you do. Many people believe that select good works outweigh bad behavior, and that God is looking for those good works to consider one worthy for heaven, or His favor. It’s true that the bible […]Read More Christian Myths: Who Is And Who Is Not A Christian
There is only one longing of the heart of man that will be satisfied in the future: that of the Christian’s longing for Jesus and the revelation of His righteous kingdom. For the sinner, who rejects Jesus and the offer of salvation, there will remain the lust of the flesh, possibly intensifying, yet without the […]Read More Future Unsatisfiable Lust…
People are running. Running for this, running for that, busy, busy, running. We are engaged in all variety of activities, be it sports, entertainment, self improvement, working, etc. Our days are full, but for many, our hearts are empty. It’s like we are running a race with no goal in mind -a race with no […]Read More Running The Race, Forgetting Why.
Wednesday marks 28 years of living without drugs and alcohol in my life. They have been good years. This Spring will be my 27th year of life with Christ –something even better. I like to look back, remembering pretty vividly what the occasions of change looked like. Both were at my own bedside, in my […]Read More New Years
I know, it’s a crazy title isn’t it, “Amish Mafia,” really? It’s the one that the Discovery Channel folks gave to their new shocking reality series about the inner workings of a gang of thugs who protect the interests of a group of Amish in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was promoted well enough, that I […]Read More What “Amish Mafia” Teaches Us
Sometimes I think we have an expectation that everyone is going to get along someday. As Christians, we have this hope that somehow we will all eventually “line up” under correct doctrine and follow Jesus together -we will have that Kumbayah moment. Jesus is often presented as a peacemaker and a pacifier. He is called […]Read More Fightin’ Words!