“Sitting on a Bench”

When I was much younger, I considered myself quite the poet. I still like to write poetry although God’s grace has revealed to me that it is not as good as I once thought.  Saying this, have you ever had a work of art that you were proud of as a kid? This can beContinue reading ““Sitting on a Bench””

Just Another Message About Unity

Here I am. Writing once again about unity.  Yes, this is just another message about unity.  Everybody of every background, belief system, and opinion is talking about it and I was deterred from writing this article in fear of feeding a cliche.  Nonetheless, my conviction is my conviction. I am sure this is what GodContinue reading “Just Another Message About Unity”

Last Words

People always have a fascination with the last words of celebrities, actors, and well-known people. When General John Sedgwick was sitting on his horse looking toward the Confederate Army he said, “They couldn’t hit an elephant at this distan…” He was killed by sharpshooter at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. You never know ifContinue reading “Last Words”

My Redeemer Lives

My Redeemer lives.  We often hear this in songs of praise and adoration of God.  But Biblically, is there such a beautiful proclamation? To no surprise, this is a Biblical proclamation; however, it may not be where you would expect. Job 19:25 reads,  “For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall standContinue reading “My Redeemer Lives”

Addicted To The Ministry

Addiction Addiction. The very word makes many Americans feel a shudder. It brings about painful memories and vivid imagery of someone with an addiction, if not themselves.  Often, our mind displays connotations of alcohol, cigarettes, and or illicit drug use.  Whereas, such thoughts are reasonable.  Nearly 21 million Americans possess at least one addiction andContinue reading “Addicted To The Ministry”

The Good, The Bad, and The Spirit

I recently read an insightful, yet secular article that offered a good bit of life advice.  It proposed the idea that if we stop constantly rating our life experiences as good and bad, that we could live meaningfully “in the moment”. This is a fascinating concept; although, it can develop into a very frightening realityContinue reading “The Good, The Bad, and The Spirit”

What is Your Craft?

The Bible contains real accounts of real people who lived real lives working real jobs. All the ins and outs of the lives of Biblical characters is something that we do not often think about.  Some Biblical stories highlight these features of people’s lives. Many people know that Jesus was a carpenter (Mark 6:3) andContinue reading “What is Your Craft?”