Prayer Interrupted

Over the years, I have observed many things in my children.  They love to be tickled.  They love to have piggyback rides.  They love to laugh.  They love animals.  They love their grandparents.  One time when Nana and Papa were coming to visit...

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Dueling Affections
Dueling Affections

Good music always makes me peaceful, especially music with outstanding cello work.  There’s something about cellos that sounds yearning, waiting for the dawn to break, waiting for the hero to deliver.  I can’t describe it.  When I hear cello my...

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Glory to God Alone
Glory to God Alone

Glory to God alone.  Here’s a hypothetical.  An alien invasion is happening, but not just any kind of aliens.  These aliens are alien zombies, so not only are they from another planet, but they’re the undead from a planet far, far away.  People...

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Christ Alone
Christ Alone

Christ alone.  I’ve watched several movies where there is a prison inmate scheduled for execution.  Usually the crime is either murder or treason, both punishable by death.  In most of the stories, there are people busy on the outside trying to...

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Scripture Alone
Scripture Alone

Scripture alone.  Before there was an Internet, the only way you could effectively learn how to program your VCR was to read the manual.  In the beginning every brand had their own particular way to press the buttons so that the hours and minutes...

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Faith Alone
Faith Alone

Faith alone. Faith is similar to trust. When I say I trust my wife, Radene, that means I believe she will do what she says she’ll do. And that belief isn’t simply based on what she says, but it is built upon the combination of her actions and her...

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Grace Alone
Grace Alone

Grace alone. What does that mean? What is grace? We toss the word around kind of recklessly. What do we do before a meal? We say grace. What do we call a girl who dances skillfully? We might say she is graceful. How do we describe someone who...

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Be a Kids Hope USA Mentor!
Be a Kids Hope USA Mentor!

Becoming a Kids Hope Mentor can make an impact on young children that lasts a lifetime. Very seldom do we have opportunities to actually enter our public schools and speak into the lives of individual children. Kids Hope is that opportunity!...

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The Ancient Currents

[I wrote this after getting some inspiration while watching some beautiful footage of rivers and ocean waves. I intentionally did not use a bunch of Scripture because I wanted to try and explain this complex idea in terms and metaphors that...

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Theology for Calamity

I think there are times when I make comments on Facebook that I probably should have been more patient and taken the time to write something longer and more balanced.  Yesterday I made a comment about natural disasters that in retrospect deserved...

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