Is The Way, The Truth, and The Life a Noun, Verb, or Both? 6 Jesus answered, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me,” John 14:6 (CEB). Let me ask whether you consider yourself a Christian, a spiritualist, irreligious, an atheist, or an agnostic, possibly the… Read More »
Who Won The Game?
January 13, 2023 “You won the game, Damar — the game of life.” ~ Dr. Timothy Pritts On January 2, 2023, the Buffalo Bills were in Cincinnati, OH, to take on the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday Night Football. Early in the game, Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin suffered a hit in the chest in… Read More »
Are You a Christian?
“Drinking beer is easy. Trashing your hotel room is easy. But being a Christian, that’s a tough call. That’s rebellion.” ~ Alice Cooper Have you ever been asked, “are you a Christian”? I am a theologian, pastor and worship a Jesus-looking God, but I rarely identify as a Christian. People have asked me if I… Read More »
Ah but fortunately I have the key to escape reality And you may see me tonight with an illegal smile It don’t cost very much, but it lasts a long while Won’t you please tell the man I didn’t kill anyone No I’m just tryin’ to have me some fun Well done, hot dog bun,… Read More »
Is God Good All The Time?
“If a thing is free to be good, it is also free to be bad. And free will is what has made evil possible. Why, then, did God give them free will? Because free will, though it makes evil possible, is also the only thing that makes possible any love or goodness or joy worth… Read More »
How Could This Be Happening?
“In all chaos, there is a cosmos; in all disorder, a secret order.” ~ Carl Jung We have all begged the question, “how could this happening to me?” more times than we care to count. The truth is life is unfair at times, and sometimes it’s downright evil. Our human instinct is to blame others… Read More »
Made For Something More
“Try and understand what part you have to play in the world in which you live. There’s more to life than you know, and it’s all happening out there. Discover what part you can play and then go for it.” ~ Ian Mckellen There is no doubt God made humans for something more than to… Read More »
Through The Eyes of a Child
“Look at everything as though you are seeing it for the first time, with eyes of a child, fresh with wonder.” ~ Joseph Cornell Our daughter and son-in-law recently became foster parents for the first time. They adopted a two-year-0ld named Damian and a four-year-old named Jane. We have not enjoyed little feet pouncing through… Read More »
“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Our decisions define us, not our circumstances. When we face challenges, our choices will determine the degree of our success or failure. Fate chooses our beginning, but our decisions determine our destiny. When we decide to… Read More »
Hope You Guess My Name
“Pleased to meet you… hope you guess my name.” ~ Mick Jagger, Rolling Stones There is no denying that we all have evil thoughts from time to time, and throughout our lives, we have often acted on those thoughts. Where do these selfish and wicked thoughts come from that take up residence in our minds?… Read More »
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