Tag Archive: life

Hope for these troubled times

Who can use a little pick-me-up? Anyone out there feeling depressed and hopeless? I have just the thing to get you through these troubled and trying times. It’s not a funny meme or… Continue reading

“I just adore this man.”

How I wish we had a window into heaven to witness the moment this great man of God entered into glory and came face to face with his Savior whom he has served… Continue reading

We are his cause

A lot of us humans have a pet cause, which is one of the things that sets us apart from the animal kingdom…our pets don’t have a human cause. But, of course, I’m… Continue reading

Living without fear

Seems like now is a good time to repost this. It’s a jungle out there. Life is positively Amazonian . . . a winding, never-ending thicket of dangerous possibilities. Terrorist attacks, neighborhood crime,… Continue reading

Bill Maher doesn’t get it

This is Bill. Bill criticizes others for ignoring science. Then Bill ignores science. Don’t be like Bill. This comment Bill Maher made on his show Friday night is so typical of the Left… Continue reading

Civilized slaughter

We are so very civilized in 21st century Western culture. Case in point: We don’t abandon our unwanted infants on the streets leaving them to clog the gutters, like mothers during the Middle… Continue reading

What about the unreached? Part 3

This matter of how one is saved is like a priceless gem that must be handled very carefully, and that has made me a little hesitant to make truth claims about it. My… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Salvation

We do a “white elephant” gift exchange at our family Christmas party every year. It’s a lot of fun once the stealing starts. No gift you’ve selected is securely yours until everyone has… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Joy

We Christians have a joy problem…a disconnect between what we profess and believe to be ours in Christ and what is exhibited in our attitude and countenance. The sullen, angry, joyless Christian seems… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Comfort

If we had a Christmas wish list of the gifts we would like to receive in Christ, it would definitely include freedom from suffering and pain. Wouldn’t that be a knock-down argument for… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – An inheritance

I’m picturing a scene…one that’s surely played out regularly all over the country. Family members of a recently departed loved one are gathered in a lawyer’s office, in various emotional states, to hear… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Confident hope

Oh, the frenzy on the Ellen show this time of year. I’ll bet tickets for her 12 Days of Giveaways 2020 are already sold out. You snag one of those and not only… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Forgiveness

You’ve heard the stories. A young person is murdered and, incredibly, the parents declare that they forgive their child’s killer. In some cases, like this one here, they even go out of their… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Freedom

Many who have not experienced it will balk at the idea that in Christ we have freedom. Like the Jews challenged by Jesus they would say, “We…have never been enslaved to anyone. How… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Belonging

Curse you, Madison Avenue. Your perfect little family Christmas…you know, with all the smiles and hugs, the busy kitchen and cozy fireplace, the beautiful and bountiful presents under the tree and sons and… Continue reading