Responsibility with our words

Responsibility with our words

A useful tip for the Bible student who wants to truly get a better understanding of the text is this: always use more than one translation when doing ...

March 30th, 2017 |  


He is not being late

He is not being late

Have you ever known someone who is always late for everything? I have known several people over the years that were like that. But, one in particular ...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Jesus and his friend Lazarus: John 11: 1-45

Jesus and his friend Lazarus: John 11: 1-45

Do you have a best friend? When I was young, I had a best friend named Cindy. She later moved away, but we had lots of fun together before that. Today...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Trusting in ‘the plan’

Trusting in ‘the plan’

“But I’m almost done with college and God still hasn’t done anything,” protested the young woman across from me in the campus ...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Tipping the balance on tiptoe

Tipping the balance on tiptoe

I’d rather walk like a pigeon than be pinned down like a dissected frog, but at age seven I was instructed I must wear a metal brace to bed̵...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Riverfront Reflections

Riverfront Reflections

I have decided to grow tomatoes. As someone who can barely keep hanging baskets and a small flower bed alive each spring and summer, the idea of plant...

March 27th, 2017 |  


God has something even better

God has something even better

He didn’t meet your expectations—that’s okay, now He will exceed them.I’m learning that I don’t want God to meet my expe...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Getting, and staying, on the path

Getting, and staying, on the path

Some time ago, in a personal time of devotion, I was reflecting on the will of God and where it falls in my plans and priorities. I wrote, “The ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Mud pies; John 9:1-14

Mud pies; John 9:1-14

Have you ever made mud pies? I used to make them when I was a child. It’s a little messy, but fun to do. You just mix dirt and water until it is...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


God has left us a witness

God has left us a witness

“Russel’s Teapot” is an argument advanced by the atheist, Bertrand Russell (1872–1970), which states that the burden of proof ...

March 23rd, 2017 |