DO YOU EAT WITH SCUM?

But when the teachers of religious law who were Pharisees saw him eating with tax collectors and other sinners, they asked his disciples, “Why does he eat with such scum?” Mark 2:16 LB I once remarked mostly to myself, “Why would Jesus eat with scum?” My friend who...

ON RAISING CHILDREN

If you know my sons, you know I’ve been blessed with 2 very different boys. Both are walking with Jesus and striving to serve Him, yet in very different ways and locations. I was asked recently what is the secret to raising godly kids? It’s no secret. And as Jesus...

WHAT IF? OR WHAT IS!

This post is contributed by a former worker in Turkey. Master, we are perishing… And Jesus said to them, “Where is your faith?” (Luke 8:24–25). When I read the account of Jesus calming the sea in Luke 8, I was struck by his response to the disciples.  They express to...

HARD PRESSED

We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair, persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 Have ever felt like Paul in this passage? Disappointments, obstacles, failures, conflicts, struggles...

RELATIONSHIPS – A FAMILY REMINDER

In the book “If It Ain’t Broke … Break It!” Robert Kriegel shares a story I’ve never forgotten.   I knew all about focusing on strengths and not emphasizing weaknesses, I had read the research, I had even written about it.  Yet it slipped my mind when dealing...