Life Isn’t Working

Life Isn’t Working

Does it ever seem like your life just isn’t working? One day I was helping a friend jump-start his vehicle. We got the jumper cables out and connected them to the battery of the “dead” car. Then we connected them to the “live” car and...
Are You Tired of Trying?

Are You Tired of Trying?

Is your Christian life hard? Are you going through a rough time? Are you always climbing but not gaining ground? Do you keep trying only to keep failing? Take a moment to relax: you may simply be doing it wrong. Do you feel like your life is but a torn empty book? Do...
Life After Disaster

Life After Disaster

What Is Your Response to Disaster? In May 2013, an extreme storm system moved through the greater Oklahoma City regions of Oklahoma with multiple deadly F5 tornadoes striking numerous locations throughout the area. Among them was one which tore through the Oklahoma...
Have You Lost Your Marbles?

Have You Lost Your Marbles?

I have the privilege of helping to teach ages 11-13 at our church’s Winter Bible School. The lesson last evening was on Genesis 1-3, creation and the fall of man. I struggled with knowing how to teach this lesson. It covers a lot of material that could be studied in...

A Most Ironic Bible Story Theory

One of my favorite New Testament Bible characters is “the woman caught in adultery.”  Allow me to explain why before jumping to conclusions. Yes, I know my favorite NT characters are unusual, like Thomas, Simeon, and Joseph of Arimathea, but their stores intrigue me....