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 escapingContinue reading “Courage for Life!”
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What Good is Praying?
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. Continue reading “What Good is Praying?”
Be a Hero Like Terri
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 littleContinue reading “Be a Hero Like Terri”
Faith Delivers. Fear Kills.
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 faithContinue reading “Faith Delivers. Fear Kills.”
Heroes Giving Courage
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 HolyContinue reading “Heroes Giving Courage”
What’s it look like in heaven?
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, HeavenContinue reading “What’s it look like in heaven?”