A Look in the Mirror

A Look in the Mirror

A Christian ministry is looking for applicants for a newly-created position within their organization. I checked out what they were looking for and was surprised at what I found listed there. The typical stuff was not there, like educational background, formal...
How’s the weather?

How’s the weather?

When I was about 11 years old, I began hearing my parents talking about building a bigger house. Soon, they had plan books and in-depth talks around the kitchen table. It took a period of many months, but the decision was finally arrived at. My father wanted the new...
Not their weapons!

Not their weapons!

Wars, both past and present, have employed it, or at least convened to discuss it. The ‘it’ I’m referring to is a ceasefire. I’d like to propose, to all who are currently ‘firing,’ that we engage in a 24-hour ceasefire. The ‘firing’ I’m thinking of is the unusual...
No more rehearsing and nursing a part

No more rehearsing and nursing a part

Jesus has now returned to his Father. The disciples are experiencing power outbreaks of the Kingdom. In particular, where we pick up this story, they’ve just brought healing to a man who’s been paralyzed since his birth over 40 years ago. As you read this Bible story,...
Loafers Into Running Shoes

Loafers Into Running Shoes

‘Bold,’ ‘Daring,’ ‘Fearless,’ ‘Courageous,’ ‘Willing to risk,’ ‘Not restrained by shame.’ These are dictionary definitions for the word, ‘audacious.’ I think of pioneers settling in new lands, builders working with untried materials, scientists discovering new medical...