Creator God – Creative People

There is a vast difference between being the Creator God and being a creative person. That difference is obvious and not just the fact that He is God, and we are part of His creation. The difference is in the origin of all creativity. It begins in the heart of God and...

The Blade of Truth

In a healthy relationship, the saw blade of truth cuts both ways. For the one who wields the edge of truth, they must first allow the blade to cut through the motives of their heart before they speak or the cut will produce death, not life. For the ones who are...

Something to Consider

We arrive at dismissive and ill-informed conclusions about other people when we refuse to sit down with them and talk through our differences. If we can listen to someone without needing to correct them as the goal of our interaction, we will accomplish two things....

Rising From Ashes

This morning, I sat down as I do each morning to begin writing. Just before I began, I saw a notice about a 12-minute documentary film a friend of mine, Danny Hall, had edited and posted on his Facebook wall. For some reason, I felt led to put aside my normal writing...

The Virtue of Reliability

My 17-year-old pickup truck has a pronounced virtue. It is reliable. It starts and goes wherever I steer it, and it’s never let me down. I’ve driven through Montana blizzards and endured bumper-to-bumper rush hour traffic in downtown LA. In both of those settings, I...