Easter Sunday - Let The Dead Become Alive

Easter Sunday is “Resurrection Day.” It is the day that we re-tell, re-enact- and imagine once again the mind boggling event that happened on a Sunday morning over 2000 years ago in the city of Jerusalem.

What Can We Learn From Good Friday?

Good Friday is the sixth day of Holy Week. After Jesus was betrayed in the Garden of Gethsemane, He is dragged before a Jewish court of law led by the high priest, Caiaphas.



Riot on Palm Sunday

We often miss other events that happened on that day as Jesus rode triumphantly into Jerusalem. Even as the children cried Hosanna and others gaped at the spectacle …the Bible tells us that Jesus heads for the temple...

Seeking Wisdom From God

The Bible also contains numerous verses about wisdom. It was a popular subject in the Book of Proverbs: "The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction." - Proverbs 1:7

Standing with the Scouts

Unlike so many other activities that just give young people things to do, scouting answers the all-important question of why and how they should do them. In a culture where self-absorption is the rule, scouting focuses on the ethical obligations we owe to others.

BE A REAL MAN - that understands the times

Today, Christians are being ‘shocked and awed’ by legislation, court decisions and public policies that are openly against Biblical morals and values. Every informed Christian realizes that something must be done. However, it is absolutely vital that wise, Biblical steps be taken.


Tim Tebow Scores Big at Liberty University

Tim Tebow's highly-anticipated convocation speech at Liberty University on Friday has been described by students as "inspirational" and "amazing," with many taking to Twitter to express their excitement at witnessing the evangelical NFL player speak at their school.

Tim Tebow at Liberty U Convocation: We Serve a Big God

Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback Tim Tebow stepped on stage at the Liberty University Vines Center Friday to an enthusiastic Convocation crowd of more than 10,000 welcoming him to the world’s largest Christian university for the first time.

First Thoughts: NRB, Nick Vujicic, and Blessings

The National Religoius Broadcasters 2013 Convention & Exposition was a remarkable event of communicators from all over the world. I'm still processing the 4-day conference held in Nashville that ended Tuesday.


Why Bad Christian Movies Might Be a Good Thing

As I sit here looking over the promotional material for a number of these films, I’m hoping we’re in the same place the cell phone was 20 years ago – rough, but on a direct route to we see today.

Waiting Prayers

Waiting is always an opportunity. Hours and days of waiting can be spent fretting or focusing on the only One who can truly make a difference. I've done a bit of both.

God Healed Me of Lyme Disease!

In 1998 I contracted Lyme disease from a tick bite while hiking in the mountains near my home. The symptoms were many and varied, and alarming in nature..

He Is Waiting

I had a stressful day, like so many of the days before. I sell real estate in an impoverished area and there seem to be many without housing who beg and want and need for a roof over their heads. The market has crashed, the recession has hit and it seems

Write from the Heart!

Words written from within, words from the hearts of those who have been broken, that have been crushed, that have walked the paths that others have!

Reflection

“Your life was designed to be a mirror that reflects all the best things about Him to the world around you.”

Planned Overs

Back in about 1978 a cookware salesman came through town. He had the latest stainless steel, waterless cookware. I went to several of his home parties where he would cook an entire meal for about twenty women..

The Day I Lied to Paul Harvey

The first defining characteristic of a true Christian is that they are forgiven sinners. Perhaps you’ve seen the bumper sticker that reads, “Christians aren’t perfect, just forgiven.”

Outwit, Outlast, Outpray

A popular reality television show pits contestants against each other and to survive each round the players must outwit, outlast and outplay the other contestants..

A Moment of Perfection

Over the holidays I had the opportunity to visit other churches. On one such occasion the pastors from many churches were giving one Community Service..

Indeed, A New Day!

If there is one thing that I have learned over the years is that every day is a new day..

Knit Together

Psalm 139:13 says “You knit me together in my mother’s womb”. What a comforting thought in these days of confusion and unrest in the world.


But… But… But

The small timid voice spoke shakily “But I can’t do that! I have never been able to speak in front of people.”