Here’s a story to share today. An intriguing Thanksgiving story I never learned in school. ◊ I think we’d all be better off if we had been taught this part of the Thanksgiving story in elementary school and then reiterate this… Read More ›
Making Big Decisions as Husband and Wife
A wise friend asked me, “What does your wife say about this?” I told him that she actually was not in favor of it. He said, “This is a problem.” ◊ My wife and I were recently facing a big decision… Read More ›
Are You Wise Counsel?
Are you a person that others look to for wisdom and guidance? Are you grounded enough to be wise counsel to young and old alike? You could be. What makes a person wise? ◊ I’ve been thinking lots about wisdom… Read More ›
A Mother’s Prayer for Her Children
Are we applying this power to the little ones we love and hold dear? Have you ever prayed words of Scripture over your children? This mother does. ◊ A couple of years into her marriage, my daughter shared with me… Read More ›
A Silicon Valley Reboot – Life, Career, and Faith
They say God can make a way, even when there seems be no way, or hope, or direction. Where there once was only fear, anger, separation, and brokenness, meet Ana Gonzalez. ◊ A young girl growing up in northern California… Read More ›
The First Real Christian Sermon
Then Peter, the brute fisherman-turned Christian spokesman, suddenly steps forward and presents to the befuddled crowd what I believe to be one of the greatest sermons ever delivered. ◊ With all due respect to Jesus and His Sermon on the… Read More ›
So Really, What is Truth?
Our actions arise from our convictions. Our convictions stem from our beliefs. Our beliefs reflect our view of truth. Wrong truth yields wrong beliefs, which yield wrong convictions and actions. So, what is truth? ◊ It’s an interesting thought. If… Read More ›
A Father and His Islamic, Jewish, Catholic Daughter
As we engage with people of different ethnic background experiences and even religious perspectives, know that we all want the same thing: to raise our children to be happy and good people. How we do that is the big question…. Read More ›
Father’s Day – 5 Essentials for Fathers
As a young father, I did not fully take on the mantle of spiritual leadership in the home. Fortunately, our Good Father is patient and forgiving. These 5 Essentials for Fathers is what I would do differently today. ◊ As I’ve… Read More ›
For Men Only. What is Transforming Prayer?
There are scant few excuses for ignorance, waywardness, or idleness. Men can change and be transformed. Anything short of going all out is simply missing the mark. ◊ There have been many good books and programs for Christian and non-Christian… Read More ›
A Happy, Humble Mother’s Life
On Mother’s Day weekend, here is a Best of Biblical Viewpoint tribute to my Mother, originally posted on March 4, 2016.* ◊ My mother died this week after a slow and long wind down. Upon reflection, how wondrous is the… Read More ›
Surviving or Thriving?
How are you really doing? With varying degrees of ongoing shelter-in-place mandates and real economic havoc, are you merely surviving or are you thriving? How does God really fit into this? ◊ To thrive means to flourish or prosper, to… Read More ›