January 9, 2024 – Flying Blind

January 9, 2024 – Flying Blind

Whenever I visit Alaska, I pray a lot and bring along an extra amount of antacids. While I enjoy flying, doing so around jagged mountain peaks in the fog and clouds adds a dimension of excitement that I could really do without. My partner and I had just climbed aboard...
June 6, 2023 – Be Ready

June 6, 2023 – Be Ready

We talked last time about deception, especially in the context of Jesus’ return. Jesus also urges us to “be ready” and to “keep watch” for His return. The concept of being ready also has ties to outdoor sports as well as team sports. The player on the field of a...
June 21, 2022 – Living Large

June 21, 2022 – Living Large

On what basis do we live our lives, conduct business, or engage in ministry? Do we live as though we’re confined and limited by our circumstances or by others? Or do we live and work knowing that our Lord possesses all authority and all resources? When I write about “living large,” I’m not writing about a prosperity gospel. I’m writing about trusting a BIG God for BIG results.

June 15, 2021 – Two Kinds of Faith

June 15, 2021 – Two Kinds of Faith

In James 2, James introduces us to two kinds of faith. The one faith is a superficial faith. It’s the kind of faith to expect when we hear someone say, “I believe there’s a God.” The second kind of faith that James talks about is genuine faith. James first offers the example of Abraham to demonstrate the link between faith and action.

March 10, 2021 – Follow Me!

March 10, 2021 – Follow Me!

When Jesus first called His disciples, He asked them to follow Him. And just before He ascended into heaven, He challenged those same disciples to follow Him. As His disciples, we are to follow Him. Following Jesus is a way of life, and not merely a one-time decision.