Have you ever had a dream, a nudge, or idea about something that you thought might be from God? Are you wrestling with a big decision in your life? How do you process? ◊ I believe I’ve made some good and… Read More ›
The God of Mercy in JONAH 4
Have you ever been angry with God? How did that work out for you? Regardless of our stance or reasoning, God always has the last word. Even with prophets and people like you and me. ◊ I’ve been asked if I… Read More ›
An Intro to the Book of JONAH
The Book of Jonah provides intriguing insight into the heart of God, His patience, judgment, and interaction with secular and religious nations. ◊ The Book of Jonah in the Bible is tricky for some Christians. Most know the story of… Read More ›
The Yellow Kite
Is your new year starting out well? Do you have troubles and challenges facing you? Does God care about the details of our life? Does God even listen? ◊ Are you coming off a hard year? Do you anticipate a… Read More ›
Yes, Prayer and Football
A very public sports calamity moves a whole nation to a sudden collective urge to pray for one man in crisis for his life. The US is a praying nation indeed. ◊ After a New Year’s weekend of spectacularly entertaining… Read More ›
A Different New Year Plan
How about doing the “New Year’s Resolution” thing differently this year? Here’s a New Year Planning Tool that’s easy, quick, but profoundly powerful in resetting your life. ◊ So it’s New Year’s time again and another opportunity to clean the slate… Read More ›
Question: What Did Mary Know?
Mary, the mother of Jesus, knew only what she could trust but not fully understand. Imagine her fear, wonder, uncertainty and hopeful expectation. Reconsider her story voiced in a beautiful song. ◊ It’s actually an interesting question. Did Mary, the… Read More ›
Question: Did Isaiah Get it Right?
When you look at it more closely, the Old Testament prophet says something very confusing about the Baby Jesus. It’s enough to rattle one’s faith. It rattled mine until I learned this. ◊ Most of us are familiar hearing the… Read More ›
Question: What was the Christmas Star?
Have you heard of the Great Conjunction – the merging of Saturn and Jupiter? Was the iconic Christmas symbol really a new star, a comet, or merely aligned planets? Have you considered another option? ◊ The topic comes up every… Read More ›
Christmas – 2,000 Years in the Making
Not the 2,000 years from Christ’s birth to AD 2022, but from the 2,000 years prior to Christ’s birth. It’s a story for the ages. ◊ The Christmas Story of the birth of Jesus is familiar to children and adults alike as we’ve… Read More ›
Merry Christmas NYC
Even New York City can reconcile a secularized holiday season with the reality of what we’re celebrating. How do you deal with the Jesus thing? ◊ I celebrated Thanksgiving last week in New York City with part of the family. We… Read More ›
Debbie’s Gift – a Thanksgiving Story
Thankfulness comes out of giving, for both sides. We can actually learn how to give from a free and surrendered heart. Here’s a modern family Thanksgiving story of giving and receiving. ◊ A man, at his wife’s urging, agreed to spend… Read More ›