Wishful Thinking or Defiant Faith?

We all have faith, whether in something or in someone. Even non-believers (including atheists) live exercising faith on a daily basis. Some refer to it as positive anticipation, confidence, optimism, or even calculated expectation. The dictionary defines faith as "complete trust in something or someone" and "strong belief in God...based on spiritual apprehension rather than …

Continue reading Wishful Thinking or Defiant Faith?

The All-Knowing “They”

Most likely you or someone you know has occasionally used these two words in a conversation, "THEY say...". I hear them frequently in our home and I would be lying if I said that I've never used them myself, but cross my heart, my better half beats me to it. Like with most people, when …

Continue reading The All-Knowing “They”

Cracker Jack, Captain Crunch, and Christ Jesus

Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, you are seeking me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate your fill of the loaves." - John 6:26 Unfortunately, the faith that many proclaim to have in Jesus is limited, obscured, and misguided due to their lack of spiritual discipline. That is why …

Continue reading Cracker Jack, Captain Crunch, and Christ Jesus

Are You a Believer or a Christian?

Perhaps you think that a Believer and a Christian are the same things, many do. However, after you finish reading this post, I challenge you to take another minute to ponder on the title's question again. Your honest response will make a difference between relativism and absolutism, deception and genuineness, hypocrisy and sincerity, and even …

Continue reading Are You a Believer or a Christian?

The Wheel of Blame

Are you familiar with the game show Wheel of Fortune? Have you ever wished you could be a contestant spinning the wheel? Unknowingly, many of us actually live a Wheel of Fortune kind of life when it comes to our struggles, weaknesses, or lack of commitment. Let me explain. Since the beginning, man has been …

Continue reading The Wheel of Blame

Wash, Fold, and Raise!

WASH (Your hands) Handwashing has been part of personal hygiene and religious rituals around the world for millennia. Bathing and cleansing are mentioned as early as in the book of Genesis and graphic evidence of handwashing has appeared in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. "Wash your hands!" How many of you remember mom or dad telling you …

Continue reading Wash, Fold, and Raise!

A Stone, a Virus, and a Drop of Blood

Yes, of course, this post was inspired by the current coronavirus pandemic. Besides the hundreds of memes, videos, articles, and reports that have and will continue to surface on this topic, you can rest assured that many more blog posts and even sermons will also. So, with that in mind, what do you think the …

Continue reading A Stone, a Virus, and a Drop of Blood