This Baby

Luke wrote, “And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger...” There’s no mention of how much Jesus weighed, and how long he was, you know, the data we always ask for when a baby is born. There was no mention of whether he … Continue reading This Baby

Christmas is a time for memories

We used to sleep in the same bed together, my two brothers and me, on Christmas Eve. That alone was a Christmas miracle, given the fact that the other 364 days of the year would find us plotting ways to hurt one another. I remember BB gun fights, where we were running around the woods, … Continue reading Christmas is a time for memories

How to build a wall in 52 days

It was amazing. Nearly everybody in the city worked on the wall. This wasn’t one of those 80/20 rules we have in churches today, where 20 percent of the people do 80 percent of the work. And give 90 percent of the money. Neither was this like a football game where there are 50,000 people … Continue reading How to build a wall in 52 days

A few things I am thankful for

Thanksgiving is not a national holiday, but a way of life for those who love God and are called according to His purpose. Sometimes when people ask me how they can know God’s will for their life, I tell them it’s already spelled out in Scripture: “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all … Continue reading A few things I am thankful for