Thankful for Those Who Have Come Before

August 6, 2015 0

“I’m small.” “I’m unimportant.” “I don’t know enough.” “I’m not talented/brave/capable enough.” Sometimes I think about all the work to be done in the world and all the souls that need to be saved, and […]

On Having Courage and Being Kind

August 6, 2015 0

Disney is a collection of classic movies.  But within their many works, every child has their own canon that contains special meaning.  For me, there are three in particular that I can remember watching over […]

God’s Redefinition

August 1, 2015 0

A Bible professor at Harding tells a true story of a third-grader named Mark who was chosen to lead the pledge of allegiance at his school. He was rarely chosen for awards and honors, so […]

Honoring Your Temple

August 1, 2015 0

“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore […]

Because He Loves Me

August 1, 2015 0

It happens around this time every year. We set goals, make plans, write lists, and enforce upon ourselves a set of (generally impossible) New Year’s Resolutions. We promise ourselves we will eat better, exercise, join […]

Basic Foundations: A Family Interview

August 1, 2015 0

In a society and world of much divorce, abuse, abandonment, and hatred, God has blessed me with a great Christian family. Although we have our share of fights, strife, doubts, drama, and faith struggles, at […]

Golden Calves

August 1, 2015 0

Whenever I read the Old Testament, I am always annoyed by the highs and lows of Israel’s rollercoaster relationship with God.  He provides for and fulfills His promises to His people over and over, but […]

Plans to Heal

August 1, 2015 0

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of traveling to Joplin, MO, and helping with disaster relief for the tornado that came through on May 22.  The destruction was unbelievable – I had seen […]

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