Monthly Archives: October 2016

Counting the Days

Twenty years ago (October 30th, 1996) my only sister, Bernadette, left this world behind and entered her eternal home with Christ.  When someone you love that dearly is suddenly removed from your life, it changes you.  Thankfully, 20 years later, … Continue reading

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Our Generation

I just finished leading a study of the life of King David that took nearly two years to complete.  We intentionally took our time, trying to learn as much as we could about David and the God he served. At … Continue reading

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Have No Other

If you’re like me, perhaps you’ve looked at the commandment from God to have no other gods before Him as coming from a harsh, demanding and jealous God.  Certainly, God does say that He is jealous for us, but a … Continue reading

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Fan the Flame

I could still smell the smoke the following morning.  I had spent several hours the night before sitting around a campfire with dear friends; we had eaten dinner together and then roasted marshmallows for the mandatory s’mores.  For hours we … Continue reading

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Impossibilities

Generally speaking, “impossibilities” are considered pretty bad; and, frankly many of them are.  But I came across some impossibilities in the book of Jeremiah that still makes me smile every time they comes to mind. “This is what the Lord says: … Continue reading

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Old Fruit

I refuse to admit that I’m getting older; however, there is no denying that my “salt and pepper” beard has a lot more “salt” in it these days.  It’s also true that I don’t have the same energy and vigor … Continue reading

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Come and Not Go

Some of you may have to go way back in your memory banks to recall a time when you had to be corrected or punished.  Maybe you were a child and your parents had to sit you down, point out … Continue reading

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