My Christian Paradigm Shift

What if the basic premise of life as a Christian that we were taught all of our life is wrong?  Like many people, I grew up in church half-listening to what was being preached.  After I gave my life to Christ as an adult I started paying more attention to the sermons and even studied … Continue reading My Christian Paradigm Shift

The Way to Wisdom

These days the exercise of wisdom has never been more important.  We shake our heads when we read reports of people gathering for parties or other activities, defying the government edicts to stay home or shelter in place.  It seems that some people don’t consider that the restrictions are meant to blunt the spread of … Continue reading The Way to Wisdom

The Journey – Intentional Christianity

A young man named Andre went to church one Sunday and sat in the last row.  Things hadn’t been going well for him since his grandmother passed away a few weeks earlier.  After the choir sang a song, the preacher started talking, and Andre listened.  Before long something strange began to happen.  It seemed like … Continue reading The Journey – Intentional Christianity

Who Turned Out the Light?

There is an interesting dynamic playing out in the media and social media in our country right now.  Government leaders are proposing to slash financial support for all kinds of programs that everyday citizens have come to rely on.  News reports say that they plan to drastically decrease funding for things like feeding the elderly, … Continue reading Who Turned Out the Light?

An Experience With God, or,  just emotions

Today was an extraordinary day for me. It began at early church service where I thoroughly enjoyed the worship portion. Then one of my favorite speakers delivered a really good sermon. It was a solid word delivered with clarity, humor and, best of all, straight from the Bible. After church, I spent some time praying … Continue reading An Experience With God, or,  just emotions