Welcoming and Gathering, Kind of

Feeling kind without acts of kindness contradicts holy love. Holy love acts kindly, even when it doesn’t feel like it. Read more…

Horrible Help

In the world today it seems like more and more Christians are turning to political leaders as heroes. A politician claims to have a certain belief that coincides with the theology of a certain person or group, and that public figure is given full support. Read more…

Jesus Is Real

Thanks to the support of many people my wife and I were in Tanzania, Africa for 3 weeks, including Christmas and New Year’s Day. We went on a pastoral visit to Pastors and Congregations. Read more…

Hey, The Son Shines!

You’ve heard it said we should make hay while the sun shines. Since the Son [of God] always shines, we prepare to reap the harvest all the time.

“Be ready to spread the word whether or not the time is right. Point out errors, warn people, and encourage them. Be very patient when you teach. A time will come when people will not listen to accurate teachings. Instead, they will follow their own desires and surround themselves with teachers who tell them what they want to hear. People will refuse to listen to the truth and turn to myths. But you must keep a clear head in everything. Endure suffering. Do the work of a missionary. Devote yourself completely to your work” (2 Timothy 4:2-5 God’s Word©).

Parable of the Flower

The flower-of-the-hour grew happily at the side of the strawberry patch in my garden. Its buds began to swell as it joyfully prepared to show its beautiful white and red flowers.

But, then, a lawnmower came roaring down upon it. The buds were gone and the plant stood as only a fraction of its former self. Read more…

Forgiveness Freedom

I keep bumping into this; a single event defining the future. I’ve had my share of crap heaped high on me. That does not define me, or the person who shovelled it. Sometimes it was malice that urged them on. More often they “didn’t know what they were doing”. Read more…

Why Ask Why?

Observe that Job was not being tested. God already had confidence in his faithfulness. Read more…