Monthly Archives: December 2013

Bored to Tears

If your heart takes more pleasure in reading novels, or watching TV, or going to the movies, or talking to friends, rather than just sitting alone with God and embracing Him, sharing His cares and His burdens, weeping and rejoicing … Continue reading

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A Little Seasonal Perspective

Christians today are massacred on a far greater scale than from any edict issued from Herod. According to Open Doors, which provides support for Christians around the world, Christians are the most persecuted religious group in the world today, with … Continue reading

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Nobody but…

From the pen of Calvin Miller: I would always believe in Jesus if for only one reason, and that is because these little people who were absolutely rural and virtually prosaic suddenly become inflamed with the world on their minds. … Continue reading

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A Completely Finished “To-Do” List

For many years, I have been looking for the right method to manage my myriad of messages, paperflow and assorted responsibilities. For the most part, I’ve come up with a solution that keeps me in front of the tidal wave, … Continue reading

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A Battering Ram Through the Blockade

The cross of Christ is first and centrally God’s means of reconciling sinful people to his sinless self. But it is bigger than that too. From the ground we see the cross as our bridge to God. From the air, … Continue reading

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The Grinch and I -2

Reposted from 364 days ago and still, remarkably, how I feel. Every year, I look forward to the next week of the year with dread. There, I’ve said it: that is your cue to gasp in shocked horror that I … Continue reading

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Photoshopping the Manure from the Manger

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”   But amidst all the parties for hosting and marshmallows for toasting—let’s face it—Christmastime can make us feel more like Charlie Brown than Linus. Despite the joy of the season, we cannot … Continue reading

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