How to smile back at 2018

How to smile back at 2018

Don’t be deceived into thinking it’s meaningless to number your days.  It isn’t.  And don’t kid yourself into thinking it’s easy.  It’s not.  Indeed, the psalmist pleaded with God to help him do just that.  In Psalm 39:4 he cried out, “Show me, O LORD, my life’s end and the number of my days; let […]

A Different View of Christmas

A Different View of Christmas

The Christmas Story we celebrate every year centers around a promised birth, a star, shepherds, magi, a manger and a baby. What most people don’t realize is that the story is more than a night in a manger. For instance, did you know Mary, a young teenager, “hurriedly” made an 80 mile journey to the […]

I placed the order

I placed the order

The good news is there are only 35 copies of The Jesus Story left to sell. You may wonder why that’s good news? It’s good news because almost 5,000 people have a copy. Plus, through the generosity of friends, who want to see it reprinted, I’ve got the funds to print 2,000 copies. And then […]

Something we seldom say “Thanks” for

Something we seldom say “Thanks” for

Like a fly on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, we often fail to recognize the wonder that surrounds us. This Thanksgiving, join me in thanking God for something we often take for granted. In Psalm 139:14-15 David wrote: “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise […]