October 8, 2013

Why I Hate Backing Into a Parking Spot

It has been said, “You can’t live your life looking in the rear view mirror”. This is one reason why I hate backing my car into parking spaces. It’s so counter-intuitive. It’s inimical to the fact that God put eyes on the front of your head for a reason. We were not meant to […]
August 7, 2013

Finding Your Heart Again

There is a touching scene in the movie “Ratatouille” where the villain Anton Ego Nostalgia experiences a transformation. Anton is a hard and unforgiving food critic whose reviews can make or break a restaurant. He carries his large critic’s pen like a blunt weapon waiting for its next victim. He enters the once famous […]
July 10, 2013

What is your “Doctrine”?

Everyone has to live for something – believe in something. Whether we realize it or not, we all have a “doctrine”, a set of belief – something we live and die by. We live by these beliefs regardless of how liberal or conservative we may be. It can be something as simple as helping […]
June 18, 2013

It’s Personal

For many people not believing in God is “Personal”. they can’t believe in a God who would allow all the evil in the world. They simply refuse to follow someone like that. We have all heard the reasons.  “With what I went through, there can’t be a God. “God took away so and so.”.  […]
May 22, 2013

Milestones or Millstones

Have your milestones become millstones? According to the online dictionary a milestone is a “stone marker set up on a roadside to indicate the distance in miles from a given point.” Symbolically Milestones mark specific points of the journey. On the other hand there are Millstones which are “a pair of round stones used […]
May 8, 2013

The Safe Place Can Be The Most Dangerous Place

C. S. Lewis once said, “Everyone thinks that forgiveness is a good idea until they have something to forgive”. He was accentuating the fact that we human beings are in love with concepts. We love the idea behind a thing and all its angles. We hold up ideas like a diamond and turn them […]
April 17, 2013

DO YOU FOLLOW PRINCIPLES OR PERSON?

Years ago I had singular pleasure of hosting a radio show I had named “principles to live by”.  It was a simple approach. How to live life according to God’s Word. Though I still emphatically believe that we must live our lives by scriptural principles there is an often overlooked but vital element needed […]
March 27, 2013

Why Jesus is the only savior?

1)      All other religions point to the way. Jesus is the only one who says “I am the way i.e.  Napoleon quote. Hilarin Felder said:  “Napoleon regarded the most striking proof of the divinity of Jesus–namely, his power over men’s hearts. This once all-powerful, Emperor (Napoleon) in the solitude of his last days, called […]
March 12, 2013

The Healer

Through His bruises we get healed. Isaiah 53:5  Everyone gets wounded. By virtue of the fact that we are human, we all have been in one way or another cut to the bone. You can’t always see these wounds on the outside because we try very hard to hide them. We cover them over […]