A church misconception is that if you’re “godly,” your faith won’t falter. I beg to differ….
In my read-straight-through-the Bible effort, I’m almost through the book of Judges. It is UGLY. “And the Israelites did evil in the sight of the Lord”—on repeat. I asked God if I could skip Judges. Seriously. Of course, I knew the answer before I asked. Every word of the Bible is there for a reason….
The beauty of the Bible is you can read it repeatedly and still discover new facets of God’s truth you didn’t know before….
Last week I wrote about what God revealed of Himself to the Egyptians through the ten plagues. There’s more to that story … cool stuff that doesn’t deal with plagues. (I hear that exhale!)…
As I started my newest day-job assignment writing about a treatment for graft-versus host disease, I had an epiphany. Call me a geek, but I see spiritual implications in many medical topics I write about. Especially this assignment….
Since August, work had been wringing the life out of me, so I planned on writing about exhaustion. (It seemed appropriate.) Geesh. Last month’s exhaustion was nothing compared to these past three weeks….
Last week, Memorial Day prompted us to honor the fallen in our Armed Forces. It’s sobering to think about dead people, but the Bible tells us death isn’t the end of our story. Paradoxically, the Bible also talks about fighting death. I don’t know about you, but that’s a head-scratcher for me….
Do you know anyone who hasn’t been afflicted with hardship in the past fifteen months?…
You’ve had a sugar crash, right? Waaay too much birthday cake or noshing at the state fair. It’s not much different with a joy crash—that nosedive from unshakable confidence in God’s sovereignty to discouragement or despair….