Christmas Cheer!

While perusing Facebook this morning I ran across pictures of various children gleefully playing with their Christmas presents.  There were also pictures of Christmas trees almost suffocating from the mounds of festively-wrapped gifts underneath.  And there were dozens of comments from family and friends and acquaintances wishing me and mine a “Very Merry Christmas!”.  Some … Continue reading Christmas Cheer!

3 things I know

Twenty two years ago this past Sunday, I committed my life to Christ. On that Sunday morning, I heard the Gospel and responded by walking to the front of the church, shaking the Pastor's hand, and repeating a prayer. That day my life changed, but not in the same way that I thought it would. … Continue reading 3 things I know

What Would Jesus Do – Homosexuality

"He who is without sin among you, let him be the first to throw a stone at her." - John 8:7 (NASB)  What would Jesus say about same-sex marriage, or homosexuality overall?  That’s a provocative question, isn’t it?  But it’s a different question than “what does the Bible say about it?”  Before you get all theological … Continue reading What Would Jesus Do – Homosexuality

Psalms 1 – No Bad Advice

How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked,… (Psalm 1:1) Everyone probably knows at least one person who has advice for everyone.  These “know-it-alls” can tell everyone how to live, and what they should and shouldn’t do.  If anyone has a problem or challenge or is just wondering … Continue reading Psalms 1 – No Bad Advice

What’s Your Motivation?

I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:14 (NIV) In acting (for theatre, movies & television) there is a school of thought called the Stanislavski Method that involves the actor understanding the motivation of the character they are portraying.  This supposedly leads … Continue reading What’s Your Motivation?