The Bible and Borders

[Note to readers: I wrote this article for the editorial page for the Denton Record Chronicle several months ago and they haven’t run it. Since our country is having this conversation, a [...]

A Lifestyle of Kindness

“Or do you show contempt for the riches of his kindness, tolerance and patience, not realizing that God’s kindness leads you toward repentance?“ (Romans 2:4, NIV) Thirty-one days of [...]

Love is Kind

“Love is patient, love is kind. …it is not self-seeking…“ (1 Corinthians 13:4-5, NIV) We are halfway through “31 Days of Kindness” today at noon.  For me, it has been an [...]

Kindness?

“What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? Certainly not! Indeed I would not have known what sin was except through the law. For I would not have known what coveting really was if the law [...]

Get out and be kind!

5 For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; 6 and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, [...]

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 [...]