Posts Tagged ‘ life ’

The Joy of the Ultimate

12th September 2017 | 0 Comments

“For me to live is Christ, to die is gain.”  This is a familiar verse for many of us. We marvel that Paul made this bold statement from a prison cell in Rome, awaiting probable execution because of his testimony. But honestly, sometimes it takes a stripping away of everything for us to truly see […]


The Servant of All

18th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be great in God’s kingdom, let him be the servant of all.” He didn’t just say this once. This phrase about greatness coming through service is repeated three times in Mark twice in Matthew and once in Luke. Even with cross referencing, it’s clear that the apostles […]


A Cause for Joy

12th August 2015 | 0 Comments

Psalm 119:74 reads, “May all who fear you, find in me a cause for joy, for I have put my hope in your Word.” This prayer of the Psalmist comes just after a series of verses acknowledging how God has allowed difficulties into his life to train and correct him. He admits, “I used to […]


A Holistic Approach to the Spiritual Life

19th August 2011 | 2 Comments

I have been reading a very helpful book on ADD because my oldest son Marshall was diagnosed with it about 3 years ago. Finally, after trying many other avenues, I went ahead and put him on regular medication, but that barely takes off the edge. He is still slow, easily distracted, and often disconnected. This […]