The Man Who Hated Children

  Miracles Still Happen A miracle happened to me shortly after I got saved.  I call it a miracle because I don’t know how else to describe it.  I was 18 years old, living with my grandparents, and a freshman at Eastern Connecticut State College.  I had just started going to meetings at a Christian … Read more

A Little Lesson From Barak: Do It Afraid!

 God’s Hall of Faith Hebrews 11 is a concise summary of major events in the history of Israel.  It’s often called “God’s Hall of Faith,” and reads like a Who’s Who of biblical heroes–  Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, and Moses, to name a few.  Most of the names will be familiar to anyone who … Read more

Summer: The Season of Refreshing

  Hot Fun In The Summer Sun What comes to mind when you think of summer?  For some it’s beaches and pools, barbecues and games, family and friends.  For others it’s heat and humidity, sunburn and sweat, mosquitoes and extra expenses.  Perspective matters, doesn’t it? Personally I’m not a big fan of summer.  In fact, … Read more

What You Need To Believe About God and You

Do You Know Your Identity In Christ? Good things do come in small packages.  Jesus taught using stories called parables, and some of them are quite short– but incredibly potent.  An example is the parable of the wise and foolish builders.  It’s only four verses, but it’s packed with a powerful truth: “Therefore everyone who … Read more

The Rest of the Story

 Remember Paul Harvey? Years ago there was a famous newscaster named Paul Harvey who often reported on little-known stories from history.  He always closed his radio shows with, “And now you know…the rest of the story.” In previous blog posts I’ve shared my testimony about coming to Christ at the age of 18 in the … Read more

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