Monthly Archives: October 2016

Row Your Boat

To me, one of the most fascinating stories in history is the account of the Titanic.  (It’s also the reason I will likely never take a cruise)!  Not long ago, my interest in the sunken ship was rekindled, but this … Continue reading

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Don’t Grow Weary!

It has occurred in every group with which I’ve been associated.  Sports teams, the job setting, church, and even family – none have been immune.  When it arrives, the results are jobs done poorly (if done at all), frustration, and … Continue reading

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Palaces or People?

As children of the King, it’s helpful to catch a glimpse of what God sees as behavior fitting of a king.  Such a view is given to us by Jeremiah, “’Does it make you a king to have more and … Continue reading

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Open Enrollment

As you might imagine, with a ministry named The Teachable Heart, I love to run across examples of men and women who are genuinely eager to learn.  One such man was Isaiah, God’s prophet to Judah.  Here was a man … Continue reading

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Well, That’s Harsh!

In Colossians 3, Paul lays out how our faith in Christ works itself out in everyday life.  In v. 17 of that chapter, he writes, “whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of … Continue reading

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Lifted High

“So it came about when Moses held his hand up, that Israel prevailed, and when he let his hand down, Amalek prevailed.” (Exodus 17:11) It took about 20 times through the book before I finally caught the real significance of the … Continue reading

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Seek and Trust

As I write, there are less than three weeks until the 2016 US Presidential election.  Never in my memory has there been such widespread displeasure with the major candidates.  However, if there’s one positive effect arising from all the frustration, … Continue reading

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