God Spared My Son

God Spared My Son

After two hours of sleep Cindy, David–our middle son–and I  caught an Alaska Airlines flight from Portland to Oakland. After landing we picked up a rental car and drove to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley CA. Around noon Ryan’s doctor explained that the bleeding in his brain had stopped–good news. But the blood had […]

Jesus Is the Resurrection and the life NOW

Jesus Is the Resurrection and the life NOW

Followers of Jesus, not just the twelve, lived with a pro-death-anti-resurrection bias. This bias showed itself after the death of Lazarus. Remember, the sisters of Lazarus, Martha and Mary, had sent a message to Jesus telling him their brother was “very sick” (John 11:3). They likely expected Jesus to immediately travel to their home and […]

Are you successful in God’s eyes?

Are you successful in God’s eyes?

A paradigm defines the way we view something. For instance, if a man walks around looking at life through binoculars, he’ll view everything as big and close. A paradigm shift occurs when he puts down the binoculars–suddenly the world looks different. In the spiritual realm, God offers a paradigm shift that changes our view of […]