Folly

“For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:18 (ESV) Folly. Foolishness. I remember stepping up onto the cement rim of a raised decorative garden at the end of State Street at the University of... Continue Reading →

Folly

“For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:18 (ESV) Folly. Foolishness. I remember stepping up onto the cement rim of a raised decorative garden at the end of State Street at the University of... Continue Reading →

You’ve Got Rights!

“To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak. I have become all things to all people, that by all means I might save some.” 1 Corinthians 9:22 (ESV) When this pandemic started to dominate the news, I was quick to jump to conclusions regarding the seriousness of the virus. I expressed... Continue Reading →

Where Is God?

“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” Philippians 2:3-4, ESV Light clouds freckled the eastern sky as dawn contemplated an appearance. It seemed as though every imaginable color... Continue Reading →

Defer to the Second Half

“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.” Philippians 2:3, ESV Football games all start the same way. There is a coin-toss to determine who gets the first possession of the game. The visiting team calls “heads” or “tails”. If they guess correctly, they decide; if they... Continue Reading →

New!

"But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness" (Lamentations 3:21-23 ESV). When I lay my head down to sleep at night, the blessings of God and the day's... Continue Reading →

Love Earnestly

“Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart, since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God” (‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭1:22-23‬ ‭ESV‬‬). I've written before about our responsibility as... Continue Reading →

What Are You Hiding?

"For nothing is hidden that will not be made manifest, nor is anything secret that will not be known and come to light" (Luke 8:17 ESV). Perhaps you can remember when, as a child, you were amazed that your parents always seemed to know when you had done something wrong despite your best attempts at... Continue Reading →

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