Better With a Hallelujah!

As I was driving in town and listening to the radio this morning, I contemplated how I usually find myself somewhere between the lyrics expressed in the songs. Here’s what I mean: As I listened to Amy Grant sing these words, I admit to feeling what I always feel when I listen to this song. […]

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Photo Op: Why I Take the Pictures

When I was a teen, the easiest way to take pics and keep photos was a Kodak pocket instamatic that used 110 film. I wasn’t a photographer by any means, and I definitely never had a good camera. Most of the time I picked up some disposable camera somewhere so I could at least have […]

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Hallelujah: The LORD is Near

“Therefore, the Lord Himself will give you a sign: See, the virgin will conceive, have a son, and name Him Emmanuel.” Isaiah 7:14 “Now all this took place to fulfill what was spoken by the Lord through the prophet: The virgin will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and they will name Him Emmanuel, which is translated ‘God […]

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Life Hack: Christ in Me

Life hack: Any trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method that increases productivity and efficiency, in all walks of life; a tip or strategy for managing life’s tasks Anyone with the ability to access the internet will discover that a Google search of the words “life hack” yields a plethora of results. (I guess you could […]

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The Wonder of it All

This week I’ve been thinking about the “wondrous mystery” of the Gospel! As much as I appreciate the kind of answers I can fully comprehend and explain, there is great significance in resting in the wonder itself. The gospel singer George Beverly Shea put it this way: “The wonder of wonders that thrills my soul […]

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Desire Joy? Pursue Wisdom!

“Knowledge is what is gathered over time through study of the Scriptures. Wisdom acts properly upon that knowledge. Wisdom and understanding are the fitting application of knowledge. Knowledge sees the light has turned red; wisdom and understanding apply the brakes. Knowledge sees the quicksand; wisdom and understanding walk around it.  Knowledge memorizes the Ten Commandments; […]

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Stolen Identity: The Ultimate Theft

In the beginning. So God created man in His own image; He created him in the image of God; He created them male and female. (Genesis) At creation, the Creator God declared: It is good. About humanity, He declared: It is very good. Since then, we have chosen to believe the lie of our enemy. This lie […]

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