Fear vs Truth

Like many of you, I am asking myself, “what is really happening in the world today?” The question is being asked with faith that truthful answers are available. Reasonable and rational people are searching for truth. As Christians, we know that the word of God is truth. However, discerning the truth in current world events … Continue reading Fear vs Truth

“O” is for Occupy

Part 1 Noah Webster, the Father of Christian Education, defines the word “occupy” as: To take in possession…to keep in possession… to cover or fill… to employ to busy oneself. He refers to the biblical use in Luke 19:13 where a rich landowner leaves his ten servants with ten pounds and commands them to “occupy … Continue reading “O” is for Occupy

Sunrise

There is that stretch of time between Christmas and New Year’s when I often become contemplative. Looking back and looking forward I summarize the year’s events and set goals for the year to come. This year on Sunday between the two holidays my spirit was awakened by a sunrise display unlike any I had witnessed … Continue reading Sunrise

The National Failure to Uphold The Constitutional Right To Life

  Who would have imagined a time when a written law was necessary to protect a child from its own mother? What darkness has blinded the conscience of an individual to the reality and value of another living being, not of some alien and strange species but one of its own? The founders of this … Continue reading The National Failure to Uphold The Constitutional Right To Life

Don’t Be Distracted

In this season, awaiting Christmas, there may be a time when you stop and wonder. In that quiet time of reflection when the distraction level allows your heart to communicate with your brain, you may ask “what is this celebration all about?” It seems that the real meaning of Christmas is continuously out of reach. … Continue reading Don’t Be Distracted

M is for Messiah

The best way to honor the celebration of Christmas is to contemplate the reality of the fulfillment of ancient prophecy. In the history of Gods people as recorded in the Old Testament, the focal point of prophets and dreamers, hopeful leaders and humble servants, was the promise. God spoke this promise to Adam and Eve … Continue reading M is for Messiah

L is for Love

Of all the concepts known to man, love is the most mysterious most powerful and most misunderstood. It is often mimicked and maligned and many are seduced by its counterfeit cousins' lust and desire.  The Bible describes the love of God this way: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not … Continue reading L is for Love

K is for Kingdom

The first mention of a king in the bible is in Genesis 14:1 "At the time when Amraphel was king of Shinar..." The king of Shinar also known as Babylon is the first mention of a king and kingdom rule. Scholars regard Amraphel to be Hammurabi of Sumer, whose legal code was a foundation for … Continue reading K is for Kingdom

Time to Choose!

I must admit that I am struggling to form an understandable and cohesive response to the recent mass shooting. I find myself trying to process arguments from so many places. The many perspectives on the issues of protecting life, liberty and personal responsibility while upholding freedom are all approached by people of differing worldviews. It … Continue reading Time to Choose!

Chasing Christmas

What is it about Christmas that eludes me? Is it something beyond my grasp, an emotion, a sense of completion or arrival or fulfillment? I know after many years of experience it is not a material thing. Perhaps it’s not an emotional thing either. Emotions can be manipulated. But there are times when the environment … Continue reading Chasing Christmas