When you go for it, and things don’t go

When you go for it, and things don’t go

We’re taught to travel fast and light. On the freeway we drive in the fast lane. If we want something we’re told to, “Go for it!” Immediate gratification is a driving force in our lives. We expect pain to go away fast—that’s what aspirin are for. We expect immediate success.  Such expectations are in keeping with […]

Is Jesus Really Superman?

Is Jesus Really Superman?

Of course, it would be easy to think we could no more follow Jesus’ example than we could follow the example of Superman. After all, Jesus was fully God and man. I suspect most people figure they could at least try to follow him when he was operating from his human nature. But no way could they follow […]

What a ride!

What a ride!

I’ve always loved roller coasters. My favorite car is the first one. From that perspective you see nothing but track and blue sky when you reach the highest summit. I’ve ridden with white knuckles gripping the security bar. I’ve ridden with hands held high and eyes closed. On August first I had no idea I […]

Hold up my hands, please!

Hold up my hands, please!

You would never expect a battle to be won because a man, standing on a hill, held up his hands. And yet, that’s what happened when the Jews fought an enemy in the wilderness of Rephidim. Understanding why this happened involves a small detail. Namely, Moses held the staff of God in his hands. The […]

I can’t do this without you

I can’t do this without you

I’ve never needed the partnership of friends more than now. I’ve worked for a year to bring The Jesus Story to a place where it’s ready to be printed and shipped. It’s been a labor of love and I think when you watch the video, or watch it again, you’ll agree it’s an amazing book. […]