A different kind of army

A different kind of army

It’s almost humorous the number of times it has to be repeated in Scripture. The phrase so often heard is: ‘Do not be afraid.’ One would have to conclude that the reason for this command is that the audience was, in fact, afraid.  Jesus says it to his...
I’m a Believer

I’m a Believer

In the last three months I’ve won a whole set of tools from a top brand company, a set of carving knives, a weekend away at an island retreat, a high-tech cordless patio light, several free lunches, a coupon for free dentures, a lifetime supply of support stockings,...
No thing impossible!

No thing impossible!

As it turns out, our shaming experiences and the ensuing load of debilitating shame we carry is not something we are destined to schlep around with us for the rest of our days. Au contraire! Even in our most painful failures and humiliations God works ‘all’ things for...
I found the Light

I found the Light

A group of five enthusiastic cave exploring friends, or spelunkers, arrived at a celebrated cave known for its high ceiling, great length, and multiple exit points. There was a moment’s hesitation upon discovering that only two of them had their headlamps. Being...
Look Again?!

Look Again?!

How strange! Jesus never knew Monday morning blues. He never said TGIF (unless it was with the true gratitude he had for every day of the week). He never had an ego trip. He was never stuck in a rut. He was never bored. He was never lost in confusion. He never...