Have you ever been told you should thank God for everything that comes into your life, no matter what? Have you ever found it almost impossible to do so? With conviction, at any rate? Was it almost as if you were lying to God? There’s a good reason for that: God never said we should thank him … More Thanks in the Morning
I had just come from Write! Canada, the annual conference put on by The Word Guild, an association of Canadian writers and editors who are Christian. It was a highlight of my year for many reasons, one of which was the morning worship time. My favorite song that year — the one that wouldn’t leave … More To be like Jesus?
With all the #WINNING hoopla started by Charlie Sheen’s shenanigans, one can’t help but ruminate on what it really means to win in this life. To my way of thinking, winning in life is important, and I can’t wholeheartedly subscribe to the “it’s how you play the game” theory touted when one loses some … More Who’s Really Winning?
I’ve been enjoying a book of readings based on quotes from some of C.S. Lewis’ best loved writings. While the book has provided many “aha!” moments, I have also had times of something like despair wash over me. That confused me since there didn’t seem to be anything wrong with what I was reading. Now … More To See Light
I’m almost through Reinhard Bonnke’s autobiography, Living A Life of Fire. It’s a huge book, but it’s a huge life. For the few who might not know, he’s a German evangelist who has spent his life holding massive meetings in many if not all countries of the African continent. His story reminds me of when … More Bonnke and the Cross Carrier
It was ironing day, when I watch TV in the middle of the day. After crying over that Surprise Home Makeover show, I watched two different Bible teacher shows, one right after the other. They both talked about Mary and Martha, so I figured I’d better pay attention. 😉 Martha was frantic. Jesus had come … More That Good Part