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Blind Belief

February 13, 2017 Recently at a junior high student ministry where I volunteer, we played a game in which we divided into teams of three. Each team was given an objective: to reach a certain location in the room. One person was blindfolded while the other two stood on either side giving directions for how…

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The Red Flag

February 6, 2017 Oops! I did it again. I made another mistake. I wasn’t even thinking when I did it. And now it’s out there for people to see. I hope no one takes offense to it. It was thoughtless – I realize that now – but I didn’t mean for it to be! How…

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A Beautiful Masterpiece

January 30, 2017 We’ve all been there. That painful moment when you realize – publically – that you’re wrong. Your cheeks flush. Your pride gets wounded. You have to decide whether to admit or ignore your blunder (and pray no one calls you on it). Thankfully, God can transform humiliating experiences into humbling ones. Humiliation…

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The Great Balancing Act

January 23, 2017 Life is a balancing act. So many things constantly demand our time. Work. Eat. Sleep. Exercise. Devotions. Family. Friends. Commitments. Hobbies. By the time we fit everything into our schedule, we’re in the red either in sleep or sanity. And God cares about everything we do – which should be done all…

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Brotherly Love

January 16, 2017 Two little boys were the best of friends. They played and laughed together for three years. It didn’t make any difference to them that one had darker skin than the other. All that mattered was that they enjoyed each other’s friendship. But – they lived in Atlanta in 1935. Soon their friendship…