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The Forgotten Side Of God
November 15th, 2022
      Many people view God’s wrath as portrayed in Scripture as something unseemly.  There is a tendency today to act as God’s editors rather than simply his messengers.  Just as it would be malpractice for a doctor to not tell a person that they have a deadly cancer, it is the Christian’s job to make sure those within their sphere of influence know that there is real danger when we ignore the wra...
God is Love
November 10th, 2022
      If you google the “still face experiment” you will find an exercise psychologists have done that reveals our core need for love and connection.  A mother will do what she normally does, smile at her one-year-old, touch and interact in various ways.  Then she turns away, she then returns with a still face, no reaction and intentionally ignoring all the child’s tactics to make a connection.  N...
Battling Conformity
October 13th, 2022
      Years ago I used to watch a show, “Star Trek:  The Next Generation.”  In my mind, the stand-out enemy of the Federation was a group called “The Borg.”  They would capture people, take away their freewill and make them part of the collective.  The Borg were known for saying to their potential victims “you will be assimilated.”  I think of the Borg when I read the Apostle Paul’s words, “Do not...
Breaking Chains
October 5th, 2022
      Most of us have an area in life where we are wrapped in chains.  Whether you call it a bad habit, signature sin, weakness or maybe even an addiction, the struggle is real.  It could be with a particular emotion, such as anger or a substance (legal or illegal), or with a toxic relationship.  How do we move forward?  How do we grow into the thriving person that God intends for us to be?      F...
Making An Impact
September 21st, 2022
      Life is short, it is crucial that we are intentional in how we live. Especially if we claim to follow Jesus Christ; we should leave a lasting legacy. Living a life of positive impact is complex, but there are a few keys:1. Focus on the Eternal.     I encourage you to read the book of Ecclesiastes. There are so many paths offered to us to live the “good life.” King Solomon explored most of th...