For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened. “You fathers—if your children ask for a fish, do you give them a snake instead? Or if they ask for an egg, do you give them a scorpion? Of course not! So if you sinful people know how to give … Continue reading Good Gifts
I remember the first time I had a health club membership. I had my gym bag and my membership key tag on my key ring. I came in the front door with a little swagger. I was proud of my health club membership. I strolled to the desk and I scanned my key tag and … Continue reading Exclusive Party?
Yeah, I said it. I am bad at prayer. I am bad at for many reasons. 1. I don't pray enough. 2. I spend too much time trying to wow God with my big seminary words. 3. I'm not comfortable in silence. Plus some... What about you?
Yesterday I took my kids to see "How to Train Your Dragon" in 3D. For the life of me I cannot figure out why I am just now seeing a 3D movie. It was an amazing experience. I had previously seen one 3D movie. Back in the 80's I saw Michael Jackson in "Captain Eo" … Continue reading 3D Christianity
Every 365 days, we find ourselves in the same postion - entering a new year. And it seems that every year we use this time toreevaluate our lives and areas we need to change. I know I do it. Unfortunately, I seem to also find myself literally at the same place each year, dealing with … Continue reading Here we are again…
As we prepare for the holidays I was reminded as I read Matthew 20:29-34, Jesus' heart for those who are spiritually and physically hurting in our world. As Jesus and the disciples left the town of Jericho, a large crowd followed behind. Two blind men were sitting beside the road. When they heard that Jesus … Continue reading Do you hear them?
Today (Monday) I am sitting in Starbucks, just watching people. One guy reading his paper, dressed business casual. A group of middle-aged women meeting, talking, and laughing. The girls that work the mornings in my Starbucks everyday. As I watch them, the question that keeps coming back to my mind is this: Do they have … Continue reading Sitting in Starbucks…