Bullet the Blue Sky

Is there a difference between “American” faith and “Biblical” faith? Our society tends to Americanize everything – to the point that what we preach is only relevant to Americans. “What is faith? It is the confident assurance that what we hope for is going to happen.” Hebrews 11:1, NLT. “The fundamental fact of existence is that this … More Bullet the Blue Sky

The Warrior

I took a long nap today… sleep won’t visit me tonight. My wife… “The Warrior.”  I don’t know if I know a more tender-hearted warrior than her.  Tender-hearted warrior?  Yep.  That’s what I said. Lori has been praying about a lot of things lately.  Praying with faith… believing God will do and bring about those things … More The Warrior

The Barbarian Way…

…Unleash the Untamed Faith Within                                         Choose a Dangerous Road This is a new book I bought today at church.  It is written by Erwin McManus one of my favorite thinkers and writers.  I was reading on the back cover and discovered it goes with the ideas and thoughts I have been having… and conversations … More The Barbarian Way…

Hollow Eyes

A few years ago I had a dream to take a group of teenagers down to Central and South America.  I even met with a missionary from the country I was looking at taking this group to.  I had begun gathering information and resources to learn enough of the language for the youth to be … More Hollow Eyes

Walking by faith

I have been listening to some vintage Christian music the past few days.  It’s been a very encouraging experience to listen to some tunes that are over 20 years old.  So much of the music I listened to then really shaped my young Christian life.  Petra, Whiteheart, Russ Taff, Stryper, Jerusalem, and U2… they each have had their … More Walking by faith