November 28, 2023 – Isolation

November 28, 2023 – Isolation

The television series Alone provides one of the most interesting studies in human behavior. The premise of this reality program is that ten people volunteer to be dropped off in some remote wilderness area alone and must survive in total isolation off the land. When...
July 11, 2017 – Roller Coasters and Trust

July 11, 2017 – Roller Coasters and Trust

I should have paid more attention to the advertisement that read: “Raging roller coaster rides that are for the insane.” Rides like Tremors and Timber Terror go up steep inclines only to dump you back down to earth at 65 mph. Real fun if you’re half-crazy! Like riding a roller coaster, sometimes when life is a great challenge we should just close our eyes in prayer and trust that God will bring us through it.

June 27, 2017 – Thinking of Others

June 27, 2017 – Thinking of Others

They assembled at the starting line for the 100-yard dash. At the gun, they all started out, not exactly in a dash but with a relish to run the race to the finish, that is, except one little boy who stumbled on the asphalt, tumbled over a couple of times, and began to weep.

February 23, 2016-The Value of Encouragers

February 23, 2016-The Value of Encouragers

“If it (your Spiritual gift) is encouraging, let him encourage; if it is contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously; if it is leadership, let him govern diligently; if it is showing mercy, let him do it cheerfully.” Romans 12:8 (Emphasis...