What do you see in this picture?

What do you see in this picture?

What do you see when you look at the image above? Before reading on, take a moment and examine the picture. Most people see either a rabbit or a duck. And then after a moment or so they see both. It’s amazing that something can be right in front of our eyes and yet we […]

My New Year’s Challenge

My New Year’s Challenge

Forty-seven months ago I had an insight that changed my life. I realized that while I had written three books based on the ministry model of Jesus, read numerous books on his life, contributed notes on the Gospels to three study Bibles, taken seminary classes on the Life of Christ and the Parables, written and […]

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 […]