Approaching 2015 I felt all of this pressure to have a “word” for the year. I’m not sure where all of this started but for the past several years I have had a word or a phrase that has been a central focus. But this year it seemed like the message of “having a word … More Joy, joy, joy down in my heart
Are you familiar with the ending to the movie “Cast Away”? Tom Hanks is standing there in the middle of this intersection in the middle of Nowhere, TX. As far as he can see in all directions is nothing – yet he has been given the gift of life to be lived another day. If … More Crossroads
For the past several years I have trained for the Cox Atlanta Bike MS Ride at Callaway Gardens in Georgia. This event supports the fight against MS. Each year I have a plan on how I want to accomplish my goal. I have a plan that requires a lot of time and my family is … More What’s your plan?
When I was a student at Lee College, I took a class that had as one of it’s books, “Will Our Children Have Faith?” I don’t recall anything about the book today beyond the title. The title has stuck with me through the years. At various moments, it would come to mind and help me … More “Daddy, I want to pray for you.”
…comes Sentimental song. The Choir‘s new album, Shadow Weaver, is out and ready to be indulged. It seems to me with each new release by this band there is a drawing of my ear to go deeper in the music and the lyric. If you are a follower of The Choir, you know exactly what … More Out of the shadow of Shadow Weaver…
When you step back to take a look at your life, what do you see? How do you evaluate your place or position? What tool do you use to measure in order to see if you are where you need to be or want to be in life? There are many voices and tools “out … More Finish the race
Inspiration comes in so many ways. But for me, music inspires me just as much as anything else in and around my life. Most of my teenage years were heavily influenced by music. So much so, it’s influence culminated while at a KISS concert in 1983, I gave my life to Jesus while at that … More Adonai, Master of the earth and sky…
I recently read an article posted on Facebook. I was shocked at what I read concerning a “leader in the church.” I thought that can’t be true. Yet before I investigated the truth of what I read – I sent the link to a couple of my friends. Later in the evening, I was discussing … More Why do you believe what you believe?
Walking with God is not always as clear as we would like for it to be. But then, maybe we shouldn’t desire for it to be clear. Walking with God is about trusting Him… trusting his Son, Jesus, to be who he has destined to be in our lives. And allowing the Holy Spirit to … More Walking into the presence of God
In Luke 10:17-20, Jesus cautions his disciples not to get caught up in what great service they have done, “The seventy-two returned with joy,” Jesus knew how easy it is for us to get caught up in what we accomplish and for our personal accomplishments to sway our feelings of “joy.” Jesus received what they … More Living with Real Joy