A Sober View of Reality

A Sober View of Reality

I was walking through a local big-box sporting goods store and noticed the shoe display depicted in the attached photo. The words “Always Be Ready” were printed on the side of a stack of boxes of tactical boots, the kind of boots worn by special weapons units and...

The Hidden Gift

It seems like lunacy to look into the pain of the last 18 months and think a gift from God is hidden somewhere in all the suffering. There is a hidden gift. It is the gift of exposure. This exposure takes place when we come to see what is actually in our hearts. It is...

The Need For Boundaries

A friend of mine holds a significant support position in an organization of regional influence. Of late, my friend has taken on an overwhelming amount of added duties. I knew this situation would not last long if emotional and spiritual health was to be...

The Pull of a Promise

A promise from God will endure and travel with us throughout all the changes and transitions of life. There might come a time when it appears the promise and its accompanying blessings have disappeared, and others will seem to have taken control over you and your...

A New Way Forward

Recently, a well-known Christian leader made an interesting comment.  He said as he was switching back and forth between two dominant news networks, each with vastly different worldviews, he came away convinced that our nation is living in two different worlds. He...