The Restoration of a Numb Faith

We have all had it happen. You take up a position that cuts off the blood flow to a part of your body and it goes numb. We call it “going to sleep.” It happened to me last night with my hand. I slept in the wrong position and my hand became numb. Once I changed my...

Challenging a Que Sera, Sera Spirit

For the last week, I have carried a strong sense of intercessory prayer for our nation and the Church. That strong sense has not lessened; it has increased. When I was a kid in the 1950s, Doris Day was a major Hollywood star. She was cute, loved by all, and one of our...

Our Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories are plentiful of late. These theories come and go each time a culture undergoes significant change. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a conspiracy theory as “a theory that explains an event or set of circumstances as the result of a...

The Disturbing Light of Truth

When I read how the Lord challenged Job concerning his faith, a portion of a verse caught my eye, “The light disturbs the wicked” (38:15a). We think of light as simply illuminating things or defining day and night, but light also has an aggressive side. It is...

The Jeopardy of Personal Omniscience

Great jeopardy exists when we think we have it all figured out, no matter what the subject. A sense of personal omniscience limits our options to the current level of our knowledge and experience. The only safeguard against this kind of jeopardy is to remain humble...