Future Hope

Some days I get discouraged by the sinful world around me. It’s hard to listen to the news without getting depressed. Bombings, murder, theft, rape, prominent people caught in obvious lies, greed, selfishness, laziness, and on it goes.  I am not exempt from these things. I don’t go around bombing people, but nevertheless I sin …

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The Christmas of 1973

I know some people reading this are too young to remember that year, but the time came to mind right away when I searched my memory for an unforgettable Christmas. When I was a child, Christmas always centered around my mother; her incredible plans for the holidays, her yummy recipes, exciting parties, and the abundance …

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Truth from John 14

The Lord doesn’t want me to worry over anything. He asks me to take a different perspective, one the world doesn’t understand or endorse. He asks me to believe in God and that Jesus is preparing a glorious future for me. This life isn’t the end. In fact, the next will be so wonderful, my …

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Sin is Messy

Don’t read this post right now if you have a queasy stomach. The message contains content that our contemporary minds don’t usually enjoy dwelling on. I think, however, the Lord can use what I have to say. Lately, I’ve been reading through the Bible chronologically, which brought me to Exodus 29, a book I don’t …

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I Can Explain

How I almost got kicked out of Sunday School Our church has a time of small group meetings before the worship service in the sanctuary. We examine the scriptures on a variety of subjects such as the end times, the ten commandments, the harmony of the gospels, understanding Biblical prophecies of Jesus, and many more. …

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Freedom in the Lord

For the Christian, walking in close intimacy with God is the most rewarding way to live. I am never more joyful and at peace when I remain in fellowship with Him. But unfortunately, it’s not always easy. I’m a first-born child with a type A personality. All my life, I’ve felt the demand to accomplish …

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