The Beggar’s Cloak and You

On the Road to Jericho Have you ever heard “It’s all in the details”?  The quote comes from creative genius Walt Disney, and it’s a good thing to keep in mind as you read the Bible.  You may be reading a passage and notice something and think, “I wonder why he mentioned that?”  Doing some … Read more

Spring: The Season of New Beginnings

God of the Seasons The tagline on my logo is “Blessings, Breakthroughs, Beginnings.”  Our God is the creator of seasons, and He is definitely a fan of new beginnings.   Genesis 8:22 says, “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.”  It is … Read more

Whatever Happened To The Jesus Revolution?

Let The Son Shine I’m sure you’ve heard of the new film released last month called Jesus Revolution.  It tells the true story of the Jesus People Movement, a youth-centered revival which started on the West Coast in the Sixties and rapidly spread across the country.  Hundreds of thousands of kids who had been caught … Read more

Why Is It So Hard To Change?

There isn’t a person alive who hasn’t had that thought.  We all have areas in our lives that we would like to see changed. I recently read an interesting book called Change Masters:  How to Actually Make the Changes You Already Know You Need to Make by Barry J. Moltz.  It’s a book targeted for … Read more

Getting Into God’s Word

My Introduction To The Bible The night I gave my heart to Christ, the woman who had led me in prayer gave me a New Testament.  She wrote the date on the inside cover, saying, “This is your rebirthday!  You’ll want to remember it.”  Then she handed the book to me and said, “The Bible … Read more

New Year’s Resolutions: Yes or No?

“New Year, New You?” New Year’s Day has come and gone.  But my inbox is still overflowing with emails urging me to set resolutions so I can improve my life and manifest prosperity and grow to my maximum and yadda yadda yadda.  If you haven’t detected from my tone yet, these emails don’t generate a … Read more