Tag: Christianity

Being Made Whole

Thanksgiving is a day that we set aside to give thanks.  What does it mean to give thanks? First of all, it means that we give thanks to someone – a person. We do not give thanks to the air, or just to make ourselves feel… Continue Reading “Being Made Whole”

Measuring Our Days

Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am. Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man… Continue Reading “Measuring Our Days”

Live by the Truth!

Several years ago, while working for a company in Texas, I met a middle-aged Russian woman who was on-loan to our office to conduct some training.  She was beautiful, happy, outgoing and easy to work with.  During some down time, while several of us were sitting… Continue Reading “Live by the Truth!”

What is a Birthday?

While celebrating a birthday recently I began to wonder, “What is a birthday?” “What purpose does it serve in my life?” Beyond all the obvious reasons for celebrating, such as affirming our love for the birthday person, giving friends and family a reason to… Continue Reading “What is a Birthday?”

How To Choose a President

We are rapidly approaching what could be called the most contentious election of the last century.  The effects of the pandemic, civil unrest, the vitriol, and now – an open seat on SCOTUS – have turned this election into a political knife fight. Some have… Continue Reading “How To Choose a President”

“For Real” Repentance

It’s no secret that repentance can look real even when it isn’t. We have all met Christians who have “repented” but, in reality, only switched the track on which their selfishness runs. Worse than that, we can remember when we have done the same thing!  Repentance… Continue Reading ““For Real” Repentance”

Legal Evil

“You can’t legislate morality.” You have heard it said time and time again – usually when a law is passed that serves to enforce a moral standard of a culture. And it is true.  You can’t legislate morality. True morality comes from changed hearts,… Continue Reading “Legal Evil”

The Danger of the Nest

Luke 9:57-58: And it came to pass, that, as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. 58 And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests;… Continue Reading “The Danger of the Nest”

The Power of Wonder

Several years ago I had the privilege of teaching fifth grade science in a small private school.  I loved teaching that class because the students still had what I called the “Wow Factor”.  They were developed enough to understand some rudimentary science, but still… Continue Reading “The Power of Wonder”