A bowl of soup vs. a birthright? It seems like a no-brainer. But how many times have I chosen momentary satisfaction instead of a gift lasting a lifetime or beyond? Continue reading Don’t Trade Away God’s Lifelong Gift to Satisfy a Short-Term Appetite
A reminder that whom God calls, He equips. Stand strong against the spiritual wind and waves that threaten, knowing that God has already won the battle. Continue reading Answer His Call
Caleb had audacious faith. Faith enough to silence the naysayers all around him. Faith that God could win the battle for a prize piece of land. Continue reading What Must You Conquer to ‘Possess the Land’ God Has Promised You?
What if you come to the realization that Jesus is the Son of God who came to take away your sins, moments before you die? What then? That’s what he asked me. Continue reading ‘How Can You Suggest Your Brother Went to Heaven?’ He Asked
I Chose a Phrase Instead: “Jesus, take my head.” “Let me have your head,” the massage therapist told me. She … Continue reading Have You Picked a Word for 2020?
I search for more in all the wrong places when what I really need is less of me and more of Jesus. Continue reading What I Really Want Is Less of Me
When a person with Alzheimer’s disease loses her memory, does she lose her faith as well? My mother has Alzheimer’s … Continue reading If you lose your mind, do you lose your faith?
I’ve been reading the book of Job with my literature students recently, and we all agree that we wouldn’t want … Continue reading No longer worrying that “it could happen to me”…
“Stick a fork in me and call me done.” That colloquialism is something I could have said when I ended … Continue reading Puncturing the power of sin…