I Believe

Why do I believe in Jesus? That’s a question that I’ve been pondering for quite a while, and even more so over the past month. My reasons for my belief are varied. They don’t come from just one source. As I look around at our world, in my eyes I see evidence of God’s hand … More I Believe

Prepare

When I turned into a teenager, several things happened. Teenage life was all about me, and in my eyes, my parents were far removed from “the real world.” After all, it was eons ago when they were young, they could never understand what I was thinking and facing in my world. I became obsessed with … More Prepare

Child of God

When my son was young, around the age of three, one of the best parts of my day would be when I got home from work. My son would be waiting by the door, and when he saw me he got so excited. He would smile, he would wave, he even would jump up and … More Child of God

Discernment

I once knew someone that was involved in the ministry. I was actually pleasantly surprised when this person decided to go into ministry work. That was because although this person was brought up in a Christian church, they rarely talked about their faith, and often, in my viewpoint, they didn’t quite exhibit behavior that indicated … More Discernment

Train Up a Child

“I demand an answer, and an honest one at that!” I remember saying those words to my son on at least one occasion. And, there were other times that he heard something similar from me. As a parent we have an awesome responsibility to raise up our children so that they become decent, caring individuals … More Train Up a Child

The Source

I mentioned recently that I am studying the Old Testament book of Job. In the midst of all the suffering, discussion, accusations, and discourse there’s an interlude of sorts that happens in Chapter 28. Job suffers devastating losses of all of his wealth, his holdings, and his family all in one day. Then Job loses … More The Source