I have a buddy who’s a pagan – no really, a real, live pagan! I was thinking about him today and something he once posted on his Facebook. It went something like this, “I could never have a god who tells me to love him or else he’s sending me to hell.” It’s a standard […]

My wife, Lisa, made a great comment last night. She said something to the effect of, “God expects us to make spiritual decisions in a worldly environment.” That’s actually quite a brilliant observation! Think about this statement for a second. See if you can delve into the depths of what she said as it pertains […]

The famous martial artist Bruce Lee once said, “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” Bruce Lee was a very wise man. I was preaching at the United Gospel Mission’s Restoration House last night when the Holy Spirit connected […]

Something’s going on. It started about 18 months ago – you could just feel something was changing. I talked with my accountability partner about it – he was feeling it, too. We couldn’t pinpoint it back then, but we just felt that there has been this spiritual intensity that we’ve never felt before. And we […]

I have a pastor buddy who gave me a book when I was just coming back to church after a 25-year absence. Apparently, I needed some help not being so judgmental; the book was called Balcony People by Joyce Landorf Heatherly. Here is how the book is described on Amazon: There are some people in […]

I made someone mad again. It seems that upsetting people is my super power! In my defense, though, nothing I ever say is mean-spirited, derogatory or untrue – and I did apologize. But I have a way of saying things that are what leadership gurus today would call “Emotionally Unintelligent.” I remember when I worked […]

I have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. One the one hand, I love having news feeds from my favorite sports teams, seeing funny memes from my military veteran pages, seeing all the animal videos, and keeping up with my friends and family. On the other hand, all the political crap is just outrageous and makes […]