Dear Discouraged

The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. The Lord is close…

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Salt & Grace

I just passed the 23rd anniversary of my new life and one truth becomes more and more obvious to me…

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New Year – Same Self

We’re into January full force and everywhere we look we see people contemplating change, setting lofty expectations, making resolutions, and…

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Advent of the Redeemer – Part 4

For Unto us is Born this Day in the City of David But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Too little…

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Advent of the Redeemer – Part 3

“My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?” Maybe these words evoke images of Easter week more than Christmas,…

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Advent of the Redeemer – Part 2

During the four weeks of Advent, I want to explore four pictures of Jesus in the Old Testament. As I…

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Advent of the Redeemer – Part 1

December second marked the beginning of this year’s advent season. Different denominations have different ways to celebrate just as different…

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Living in God’s Presence Part 2

I have a confession—and I do appreciate the ridiculous paradox of what I’m about to say—but I didn’t have high…

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Hiding God’s Word in my Heart

The New Year is peeking around the corner so I’ve decided to do something new—writing out God’s word. After reading…

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Living in God’s Presence

Recently I’ve had the opportunity to speak on separate occasions to two close Christian friends about decisions in their lives…

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