Life is hard. Suicide is NOT the answer. There are no easy answers and no short cuts to the clichéd idea of ‘a life worth living.’ The spate of suicides we’ve seen among the rich & famous scream out the emptiness of fame and fortune. The devastating statistics on addiction declare a dead-end for escaping … More Courage for Life!
The coming elections evoke much heated discussion. Every hot button topic of society flares up as the issues boil down to the choice of one candidate. This won’t be a piece on whom you should vote for or what you should consider. It is a glimpse of how God works individually in the midst of our lost world. … More What Good is Praying?
Bible stories are not stories; they are history. Every day we live, we write more history. Stories of courage from Scripture are necessary for us to know…but sharing the stories of the faithful through the years has merit as well. There are heroes of faith all around us. One of my prayers with this little … More Be a Hero Like Terri
We know the story. A dozen spies were sent into the Promised Land to check out what God had promised to give the Israelites. Five-sixths (almost 85%) of the spies choked…they couldn’t believe the promise. We are called to be different! The majority chose fear over faith and brought a negative report back to the people. Anything not of faith … More Faith Delivers. Fear Kills.
Courage, like character, is caught through contact. It is learned through leadership that models, encourages and expects it from others. Heroes matter. We live in a world increasingly falling to fear. As Christians, that ought not be. Perfect love casts out all fear. When we live in the love of the Father, Son and Holy … More Heroes Giving Courage
Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Matthew 6:10 Jesus used this statement in the model prayer. It is part of the pattern He used to teach us to pray. It’s been prayed for centuries. There’s some assumptions in that pattern we are blessed to unpack. First, Heaven … More What’s it look like in heaven?