What a Gift – AND Responsibility

One of the greatest gifts in life is our children. Ps.127:3 “Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb is a reward.” What a joy it is to hold them in your arms the very first time, to watch them begin to walk and say their first words, to teach […]

Are We Walking in Faith?

Paul exhorts the Corinthian Christians to, “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves that Jesus Christ is in you?“ II Corinthians 13:5 If Jesus Christ is in us, we have access to His grace in which we stand. (Romans 5:2) Are you in a troubling, […]

The Devastation of Failure

One of the most powerful emotions that can shatter one’s soul is failure. Failure arrives on the scene of our lives through many avenues; whether it be moral, financial, vocational or personal. The weight of any failure becomes personal to the one experiencing it. We see this monster raising its’ ugly head all around us. […]

A Touch for A Leper

Multitudes of souls are suffering emotionally, physically, and mentally. In one sense, they are victims of a bad environment; be it family, friends, or extreme poverty. In another sense, they are the victims of their foolish, reckless, and unimaginable choices that poison the soul with depravity. In any case, the pain and suffering experienced is […]

The Doors of Bondage

Listening to a biography of an American rock band formed in 1965 with vocalist, Jim Morrison, I was intrigued by how they settled on the name for their group, “The Doors”. At the outbreak of the cultural revolution in the ‘60’s, drugs were flooding our country. There was a wind in the air to transcend […]