I was just thinking about how much our emotions and senses lie to us. They create desires in us that promise to fulfill us but really don’t. Our culture tells us that if it feels good we should do it. You know what feels good? Sin feels good! Rebelling against God feels good. Being in […]

The older I get the more I realize how right King Solomon was. Given that he was the wisest person to ever live that shouldn’t surprise me, but I see so much of my own life in what he wrote in the book of Ecclesiastes. If you’re not familiar with Solomon or Ecclesiastes, the Reader’s […]

Yesterday I wrote a short blog riffing off a comment my pastor made during his Sunday sermon. He basically framed an argument that being “right” meant following God’s commands and being “good” meant following societal norms or worldly ways of doing things. I made a list of right things and good things to further that […]

Last Sunday my pastor made an interesting comment during his sermon that has me thinking. He said that there is a difference between doing right and doing good. Doing right is when you do as God commands while doing good is when you do what society and the world accepts. I thought I’d spend a […]

I was on Facebook this morning (surprise-surprise) and saw something that really disturbed me. Recently there have been news stories about how children are being separated from their illegal immigrant parents who are being deported. The stories said the children were being held in cages. I’m certainly not one to believe everything I read or […]

I’m 53-years-old and I think this is the most divisive period of time I’ve lived through – and I’ve lived through a chunk of the 60s with the Vietnam War, Civil Rights, and more! Our country is kind of tearing itself apart right now so I thought it might be important to remind ourselves that […]

If Satan is the prince of this world (2 Corinthians 4:4), then we Christians live in enemy territory! Certainly, God is sovereign, Jesus has won the war, and it is, indeed, “Finished!” But I liken our lives to the end of World War II. After the Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes Forest, there […]