31 Days of Kindness

“Be kind and compassionate to one another….” (Ephesians 4:32, NIV) Is it really that simple?  We’re going to find out in six days.  We’re calling the month of March: “31 Days of Kindness.”  [...]

The Duration of Life

“The length of our days is seventy years— or eighty, if we have the strength; yet their span is but trouble and sorrow, for they quickly pass, and we fly away.“ (Psalm 90:10, NIV) Did [...]

Kindness

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness…” (Galatians 5:22, NIV) Let’s stop right there.  Is it just me, or is it getting ugly out there? Everyone seems [...]

Fake News and Alternative Facts

I hear so much talk these days about “Fake News” and Orwell’s “alternative facts.”  How many times have we seen untruths foisted upon us? What do we believe? Who do we believe?  Pondering these [...]

Appreciation

“First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world.” (Romans 1:8, NIV) The Apostle Paul said this, or something [...]

Offended!

This last year I noticed an interesting paradox in our society.  First, our culture has a continuing love-affair with fame.  It seems folks will do or say almost anything to be noticed by [...]

Recognize Him!

“He came into the very world he created, but the world didn’t recognize him.“ (John 1:10, NLT) My wife shared this the other day and I thought it was worth hearing again. It is easy [...]

Symbol of Hope

“But if I drive out demons by the finger of God, then the kingdom of God has come to you.” (Luke 11:20, NIV) You may not have thought about this lately (or ever), but symbols are very [...]