Delays Are Not Always Bad

It was the ninth inning of the seventh game. The score was tied. Before they could start the tenth inning, the rain picked up, causing one of those dreaded delays.

Love Mercy

He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with

Thoughts on the Election

I started a post this morning but it ended up being longer and heavier than what I typically post here, so I decided to put it on my personal blog.

These Things I Know

I’ve not written much lately, in part because I’ve not felt like I had much to share. This year has been good but also challenging, which has resulted in reflecting,

Keep on the Firing Line

I grew up hearing the song “Keep on the Firing Line,” but it wasn’t until last night, as I listened to the Jim Brady Trio, that I began to really

Thoughts on Relationships

It bothers me that many people do not seem to value relationships any more. Families, once a unit that meant something, now fall apart at the slightest infraction. Husbands and

Thankful to Be God’s Child

“He said therefore to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, ‘You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?’” (Luke 3:7).

Thankful to be Loved

Several years ago, my sister and I were discussing “love languages.” My typical response, when someone asks what my love language is: “I just like to be loved.” There are

Would That We Had Died in Egypt

“And the people of Israel said to them, ‘Would that we had died by the hand of the LORD in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the meat

Do Not Pass Me By

Savior, Savior, hear my humble cry While on others Thou art calling, do not pass me by Do you ever feel that way? As though God is so busy tending

Are you Resting?

This morning, I was reading Hebrews 4 and it got me to thinking about rest. What exactly is rest and am I doing it? Are you dong it? On the

Don’t Give Up

Do you ever have times when you struggle and then you feel guilty because you should be stronger but there are times that you’re not? Maybe this is unique to