Your Voice in the Dark

It’s rampant.  It’s everywhere.  It’s infected every sphere of society.  It has become so normalized, that too many are blind and deaf to its devastating effect.  I shouldn’t have to explain any further than the recent allegations against Harvey Weinstein and the hashtag response of #metoo.  What breaks my heart about this recent wave of … Continue reading Your Voice in the Dark

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Consistent Contact

Two things I've always tried to hold on to in my relationship with Jesus are these terms: Consistency and Constancy.  First, let me say that I am in no way claiming to be an expert on this issue.  I only speak to this because of my consistent and constant failure as a Christian.  The reason … Continue reading Consistent Contact

Before you take your mark

Ever watch the Olympics?  I do, and my favorite athletes to watch are the sprinters in the track & field events.  The power they exhibit coming off the blocks, the flawless running form, and the speed is awesome to watch!  As I'm sure you have noticed, they are dressed very differently in how they come … Continue reading Before you take your mark

The Light Inside

"No one after lighting a lamp puts it in a cellar or under a basket, but on a stand, so that those who enter may see the light.  Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light, but when it is bad, your body is full of … Continue reading The Light Inside

A Greater Joy

After picking up my daughter from school, I needed to run to the grocery store for a couple dinner items.  Upon checking out, my 12 year old looks at our cashier and says, "I just want to tell you that you are a beautiful person."  It was one of those moments that made me well … Continue reading A Greater Joy

A Deeper Relationship

To be a Christian.  To be "like" Christ.  A disciple.  A follower of Jesus.  What does this all mean?  It was a long time ago, in a career far, far away that the Lord spoke very clear to me.  I was at an administrator's conference when He spoke the following phrase to me: "exist to … Continue reading A Deeper Relationship

A National Thanksgiving

"Our company are, for most part, very religious, honest people; the word of God sincerely taught us every Sabbath; so that I know not any thing a contented mind can here want..." (William Hilton, an eyewitness account of the first Thanksgiving, 1621) Even though we are without a doubt one of the greatest nations on the planet, … Continue reading A National Thanksgiving

Practicing Inconsistency

Read this carefully.  Once completed, read it again.  If necessary, read it one more time after that.  Let it marinate. “So they may profess that they have seen the truth of the gospel, and that they not only think, but know, that the Scripture is the word of God.  But if it be so, why … Continue reading Practicing Inconsistency

Greater Gratitude

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” (1 Thessalonians 5:18) Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year. This time of year always brings me a sense of love, pride, thankfulness, and humility. I always make sure to spend time remembering and thanking the Lord for all … Continue reading Greater Gratitude