Category Archives for Spiritual

I Was Born for This & So Were You

God is into numbers. He mentions them a lot in the Bible. It shows the preciseness of his nature. Nothing is out of order. I’m a numbers guy, too, but not in the mathematical, nerdy accountant way. I see them as a mechanism that God uses to speak to us. Numbers show us how he […]

Extravagant Giving

Father God gives in accordance with His nature. That is to say His giving is unlimited, all-powerful, ever present and never ending. The height, depth and width of His giving is actually unquantifiable. Every good and perfect gift comes from Him. Anything that is good can be attributed to God and His generosity. Jesus standing in […]

No Longer A Slave

February 13, 2018

Despite slavery being illegal in every country in the world, there are now more slaves than at any time in human history. More than 27 million people are entrapped by this tragedy. Humans desiring to control other humans has been around since there were just two of us. Slavery is the ultimate corruption of this […]

How to Persevere & Why We Should

November 10, 2017

Perseverance is recognized as a beneficial trait that we should all attain. Society celebrates it in sports, business, entertainment and in life. While determination or grit is universally accepted as a good thing, do we know how it is developed? Why does it seem to be absent in some people? Why does it operate in […]

Reclaiming Purpose

December 21, 2015

This morning’s quiet time did not make my all-time list of encounters with Jesus. I was there. He was there. But it was pretty blah. I was fighting cold symptoms. I felt dead tired. I had a headache. I soldiered on and read some of Psalms and did a little journaling and prayer. But, yeah, […]

God’s Compensation Plan

In Matthew 20 there are two examples of how God thinks differently than we do about work and compensation. The first is the parable of the workers in the vineyard. Jesus says the Kingdom works in such a way that someone that only works an hour can get paid the same as the one who […]

In the Potter’s Hands

Isaiah 64:8 But now, O LORD, You are our Father; We are the clay, and You our potter; And all we are the work of Your hand. Undoubtedly we are all a creation of the Master Potter. Just as God formed Adam from the dust of the ground we too are formed by Him. In […]

Don’t Get Caught With Your Pants Down

This phrase is odd, but immediately anyone that speaks “American” knows that this refers to being unprepared or not ready for a task. Another odd phrase is “gird up your loins.” What does that mean any way? In the simplest of terms it means to fasten or secure your clothing with a belt. Now, that […]