Monthly Archives: June 2017

End of Our Rope

It’s a reality that we don’t like to consider, so it’s rarely discussed openly.  In fact, even when mentioned in Scripture, it’s typically overlooked completely. Consider the widow of Zarephath.  There was a drought in the land, and as a … Continue reading

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Better than Ninjas!

I think the latest version is called, “American Ninja Warrior.”  But, prior to that, we’ve had all kinds of programs that showcase the strength and tenacity of the participants.  There’s the Deadliest Warrior, Xena the Princess Warrior, The Warriors, Team … Continue reading

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Kick It Up!

BAM!  Kick it up a notch! American chef, Emeril Lagasse made that phrase famous during his popular TV cooking show.  As he was creating culinary delights, Emeril would take the ordinary, and by adding the next ingredient, turn it into … Continue reading

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Forgotten

Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but forgot him. (Genesis 40:23, ESV) He didn’t mean to, but he did.  While in prison under Joseph’s care, Pharaoh’s cupbearer and baker each had a dream.  With God’s help, Joseph correctly … Continue reading

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Dropped

I’d missed it every time I studied Joseph’s life until now.  At this point in the story, Pharaoh’s cupbearer (whose dream Joseph had helped interpret 2 years earlier) was describing and recommending Joseph to the king of Egypt following Pharaoh’s … Continue reading

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Father’s Day!

Billy Graham once stated, “A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.”  If we’re honest, it’s really, really hard work for a selfish man (which we … Continue reading

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Decoder Rings

The cereal we had growing up was usually Corn Flakes, Rice Crispies, Cheerios, or Wheaties.  But every once in a while I could talk Mom into splurging on Capt’n Crush or Sugar Smacks!  Generally, I made my selection based on … Continue reading

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