No Strings Attached

“We all must become professional forgivers.” Forgiveness is at the very core of human interaction. Why? Because we all need to be forgiven. Forgiveness is meant to have incredible free, relentless power. We take away the power when we attach strings. When we attach expectations. When we attach ultimatums. When we attach punishment, resentment and… More No Strings Attached

Too Big for a Backpack

 Well, it’s that time of year again…SCHOOL TIME!! Some parents are thrilled that their kids are finally going to be out of the house, while others are broken-hearted that they will miss out on much needed quality time with them. Money seems to be flying everywhere – school fees, supplies, clothes, shoes, lunch boxes….it just… More Too Big for a Backpack

New Eyes

When I was growing up, the burning question that signified the teenage angst of the culture was, “Who am I?”  Throughout time, people have tended to define themselves and others in terms of their careers and accomplishments, or what they did for others.  That tendency carries with it a bent toward comparison leading to self-righteousness. … More New Eyes

God-Breathed

In the last several years, Christian apologetics has experienced a revival. There are multitudes of books, websites, blogs, and other resources now available to anyone who is interested in apologetics. While I could recommend many of these resources, I cannot recommend any resource more highly than the Holy Bible. In some apologetics circles, the Bible… More God-Breathed

Re-Deemed

 God has been speaking to my heart about what it really means to be redeemed.  It occurred to me that it does not merely mean to be bought back or purchased.  When something is “deemed”, it is judged, defined as or characterized.  So, if something or someone is re-deemed, it means they are re-judged, re-classified,… More Re-Deemed

A Healthy Body

In the wake of the recent Supreme Court decision, I was rather shocked by something I witnessed (thanks to social media and the internet):  Christians being attacked…by other Christians.  I expected that from nonbelievers or the world in general, but not from brothers and sisters in Christ. Now call me a hypochondriac, but I am… More A Healthy Body