In Proverbs 6:16-19, we are given a list of seven things God hates. This list is not exhaustive, but it is a nice summary. I want to look at two of the things mentioned in regards to what we say and share on social media. a lying tongue a false witness Lying is mentioned twice … Continue reading Christians, Let’s Stop Being Careless With Our Words
In loving memory, 2011-2020 It’s a silly thing the way we love our dogs. We blubber over them, talk to them (often in ridiculous voices), kiss them, let them kiss us, and even let them sleep in our beds. We recently said goodbye to our nine-year-old Shih Tzu named Luke (a.k.a. Lukie or Lukie … Continue reading The Grace Of God In The Love Of A Dog
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1 In response to Earth Day, I wanted to share two books I believe are helpful for Christians as they consider a biblical approach for stewarding creation. The first is Pollution and the Death of Man: The Christian View of Ecology by Francis Shaeffer. … Continue reading This Earth Day Let’s Remember The Earth Is The Lord’s
My neighbor recently died. Almost an entire century passed from the moment he took his first breath until the moment he took his last. God gave him a long life. I had just visited him and his wife the week before. When I stopped by, he was dressed up preparing to head to an appointment. … Continue reading We Will All Die, But We Will Not All Perish
Then he said to the crowd, "If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross daily, and follow me. If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake, you will … Continue reading You Cannot Have Jesus And Your Own Way, Too
It's hard for me to capture all my thoughts and feelings about every book I read in 2019. I read too many to cover in one post and chose those that particularly stood out to me for one reason or another. I don't necessarily agree with everything set forth in these books, but believed they … Continue reading Books I Enjoyed In 2019
“Happy New Year!” It’s the refrain repeated across social media, among friends and family, and even offered to total strangers as one year rolls into the next. We long to be happy and live in a happy world. We wish it for ourselves and for those we love. A new year feels like a new … Continue reading Will It Be A Happy New Year?