DAD OF THREE GIRLS

I’m a dad of three girls, and I love them with all my heart. Granted, with a love that is flawed, a love that has no clue about how girls think and act, but a love for them nonetheless.   I remember well the day our oldest was born, and when they placed her in…

THE WORD

We are all probably knowledgeable that there are underground streams of water below our feet, cisterns of natural flowing waters of which we did not create. They solely exist by the very providence of God, our Creator. Thus, all we can do is dig wells, in an attempt to tap into them. Once that is…

IN CHRIST

I grew up watching The Andy Griffith Show. I am pretty confident I have seen every episode more than once.   As I look back, I start to see why it was so loved – for there is something relatable in each character, and something recognizable from them in each one of us. Barney, Aunt B,…

PRAYER

Troubles, worry, and anxiousness, are all a part of the human condition.  Jesus Himself even declared that, this side of Heaven, “you will have trouble” (John 16:33). In fact, I contend it will be heightened, especially if you live in this country, because ‘ease’ and ‘worry free’ are what we desire, and the devil will…

COURAGE

If there is one thing that we need in our world today, it is courage. A people who are willing to stand up and stand out for the name of Jesus. A people who are like Daniel.   I try to imagine what it was like for a young teenager to lose everything he had…

HOW ARE YOU?

“Listen, you priests – this command is for you. Listen to me and make up your minds to honor my name,” says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, “or I will bring a terrible curse against you. I will curse even the blessings you receive. Indeed, I have already cursed them, because you have not taken…

WITH US

“Then Moses went out and spoke these words to all Israel: ‘I am now a hundred and twenty years old and I am no longer able to lead you. The LORD has said to me, ‘You shall not cross the Jordan.’ The LORD your God Himself will cross over ahead of you. He will destroy…