Let patience have its perfect work

It’s hard to see a problem and not rush right in to try and fix it. Especially, when that problem packs a promise to take hundreds, even thousands of lives. Don’t get me wrong: sometimes waiting is the absolute worst thing you could do. Like last week when three young Americans thwarted a potential terrorist … Continue reading Let patience have its perfect work

For such a time as this

It was not a joke. Even though she was his wife, Esther knew there was a chance she would lose her head if she went to see the king without his personal invitation. The Persian monarch had men around him who carried axes for that very reason. He was protected at all times, and no … Continue reading For such a time as this

The elephant in the room is Jesus

I attended a panel discussion last week that was advertised with the title, “Good without God.” Knowing that one of the largest-growing groups in the country is the “nones,” those who answer surveys that ask for a religious affiliation that they have none, I wanted to hear what five from academia would say about their … Continue reading The elephant in the room is Jesus

The story cannot be changed

Nine-year-old Joey was asked by his mother what he had learned in Sunday school. “Well, Mom, our teacher told us how God sent Moses behind enemy lines on a rescue mission to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. When he got to the Red Sea, he had his engineers build a pontoon bridge, and all … Continue reading The story cannot be changed

Revival leads to reformation

With all due respect to Dave Ramsey and his opening speech on his radio show, “where debt is dumb, cash is king, and the paid-off home mortgage has taken the place of the BMW as the status-symbol of choice …” cash is not king. I know Dave Ramsey understands that, but the people in Ephesus … Continue reading Revival leads to reformation