July 5th

On the Fourth of July, the entire nation, Christian, Jew and Pagan alike, celebrate the righteousness of war. For believers, it is the one time the Prince of Peace is recognized as none… Continue reading

2 x 12 = 24

Sometimes the easiest path to success is the surest way to miss the whole point of the story. My wife and I were discussing New Math. I was reading an article to her,… Continue reading

The Secret Place of the Most High

The LORD has invited us to hide under His shadow, to take refuge under His wings. This indicates there is something real to hide from. Like a small child, huddling with her parents… Continue reading

Outside the Camp

My wife and I live on 80 acres that once lay far outside the city. Recently, a high end golf community was built, wrapping around three sides of our property. It is a… Continue reading

The Branch

It’s hard to astonish God. After all, he’s seen everything. But one of the most remarkable things about humans is their ability to find a way to astonish the Person who created the… Continue reading

Yes Your Dog Goes to Heaven

There was a time when the wages of sin was death, and the price for a sinner’s life was the life of a dove, goat or ox. How precious the life of such… Continue reading

Jesus’ Apology : John 8:31-59

Jesus was having a hard day. With all the Pharisees, lepers and demon-possessed Jews he had dealt with in the morning, it seemed like a good time for an afternoon nap. Just as… Continue reading

Crumbs from the Table

When God created the Universe, He filled it with everything that reflected His desire. The sheer enormity of His creation boggles the mind and the nanometer precision of His subatomic world is as… Continue reading

Contractual Christianity

Most non Jewish believers find themselves entering into the Kingdom of God by way of the well-worn Roman Road. The Roman Road leads to an intellectual understanding of our current standing with God,… Continue reading

The Messiness of God

Anyone who says God doesn’t like messes never watched a two year old eat spaghetti or a puppy in a roomful of children’s toys. Messiness is such an integral part of growth it… Continue reading