Monthly Archives: August 2015

Where He Stopped

We are frequently encouraged to walk as Jesus walked – to follow in His footsteps as we seek to be more like Him.  This means more than being willing to go where Jesus went; it also means being equally willing … Continue reading

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Rights or Needs

“But we did not use this right.  On the contrary, we endure all things rather than hinder the gospel of Christ.” (1 Cor 9:12) Free speech.  Bearing arms.  Assembly.  Trial by jury, etc.  One thing is for sure, we love our … Continue reading

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Beyond Hypocrisy

“Do not drag me away with the wicked, with those who do evil, who speak cordially with their neighbors but harbor malice in their hearts.” (Psalm 28:3) The opening sentence of the news article caught my attention: “One of the … Continue reading

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Presumptions

Their names were Baanah and Recab.  If you’re not familiar with them, don’t beat yourself up, because they’re only in one small section of one Old Testament book.  Yet, they made a pretty big impression on me. The context of … Continue reading

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185 Days

Today, my oldest brother begins his 31st (and last) year teaching high school biology.  For more than three decades he has devoted himself to the education of the students in his hometown.  One career, spent in one school district; and … Continue reading

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Rejoice Always!

It had been one of those days – pretty rough from morning until late at night with draining challenges at nearly every turn. It left me wondering, “How? God, how can I live out your command to ‘rejoice always’ in … Continue reading

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I Know Nothing!

“For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified.” (1 Cor 2:2) Admittedly, when I first read this verse I thought, “Come on Paul – you have to know about more than just Christ to … Continue reading

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