Saltshaker

I recall a recent Wednesday evening that turned out to be anything but mundane. After finishing a rather unremarkable dinner of soup and some fruit juice, I strolled into my master bedroom to wash up and crash out for the night.  To my dismay, however, I discovered that where dry carpeting should have been, an […]

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Reading the Bible for all its worth

I have been a bookworm for almost as long as I can remember. Rarely have I met a good book that I didn’t want to read. I’ve enjoyed everything from pondering the writings of great theologians and thinkers to perusing something as mundane as the sports page. As time has crept by, however, I find […]

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Faith during the tough times

There are times when my faith in God feels stronger than ever. God is moving, prayers are being answered, and lives are being changed because of the power and love of Christ. But there are other times when God stretches my faith. Like me, you may have asked the question, why does God allow evil […]

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I, Myself

Of all the subjects I have written about in this column, this month’s subject is perhaps the most thought – provoking and sobering. For some time, I have desired to write about the attribute of Christ-like humility. But I, at least, do not feel equipped to write about such an attribute since those who possess […]

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Staying the course

I can vividly recall my childhood days of traveling to Disney World in Orlando. My brothers and I could hardly sleep the night before. We would awake the next morning with an excitement we could barely contain for we knew that in just a few hours we would be in Disney, that children’s fantasy land […]

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Second Chances

Though it’s tiny in comparison to its counterparts, the Book of Haggai packs a powerful punch by delivering a timeless message of hope in God. If you have ever felt as though you were beyond the reach of God’s grace and mercy because of a wrong decision you had made, hope remains! In the book […]

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The testing of your faith produces PERSEVERANCE

There is nothing like a difficult circumstance to test our resolve to trust in God. Yet, some of the most perplexing circumstances we face are often orchestrated by God for this very purpose. Being faced with the unknown often tests our faith and drives us into a deeper trust in Him. I can vividly recall […]

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Lessons from Hurricane Season

When Hurricane Wilma struck South Florida a few years back, one of the first things it affected was electrical power. I can vividly recall tracking the storm’s progress on one of the local News stations that day when, without warning, my power went “south,” not to return again until a few weeks later. During the […]

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