Even now, the followers of Christ need this same reminder daily. Though Christ has brought us to our senses. We are prone to forget our creatureliness. The old desire for god-status and its accompanying autonomy relentlessly fights within us. So we need this reminder daily: we are but men. … Continue ReadingWE ARE BUT MEN…
The Gospel of Jesus opens the way to joy. How am I still awakening to this? There are many ways to capture my heart and life. But this truth remains: in the Lord’s hand are pleasures forevermore. And by faith in Jesus, that hand is … Continue ReadingJESUS IS JOY
My six year old asked me for another biscuit at breakfast this morning. Can you imagine what would happen if I met his request with something utterly un-biscuity? Of course you can imagine this. … Continue ReadingIT’S NOT A SPIDER
From time to time we hear wonderful compliments ascribed to the people around us. Sometimes the compliment is about the person’s appearance. Sometimes about his generosity or her gentle spirit. Perhaps above them all, my attention is captured when I hear a person described as a true shepherd. … Continue ReadingCARING FOR CHRISTIANS
Promoting helpful Christian reading is important part of the Church’s responsibility to promote the announcement of good news. This post aims to promote a well-written resource for those seeking to better understand the differences between Roman Catholic and Protestant beliefs. … Continue ReadingBOOK REVIEW: NOTHING IN MY HAND I BRING
In timely fashion, the audio recordings from the 2019 CCEF National Conference are available at this link. The conference topic covered all facets of anxiety, and how God brings peace through an intentional walk with Jesus. These sessions are highly valuable to all of us, … Continue ReadingCCEF CONFERENCE AUDIO SET
We tore open presents from under the tree. Christmas dinner topped off our snack-filled bellies, and then a new year rang. We threw confetti and slept in the next morning. Our kids made snowmen and snow angels, while the dads shoveled and the moms sipped … Continue ReadingMEANWHILE, ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD…
You love to be angry, don’t you? Come on – admit it! Even if every once in a while, given particular conditions, you enjoy anger. Strangely, there is something pleasant about it. … Continue ReadingDO YOU LOVE TO BE ANGRY?