Tag Archives: Christians

Taking a Vacation From God?

I’m on summer vacation. The kids are off from school, and both my teaching and scoring jobs are over until fall. You’d think I had a lot of time to pray and have devotional time, right? Actually, summer is the … Continue reading

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To Whom Shall I Go?

How has life been going for you lately? I hope it’s been happy and productive and filled with God-moments. If you’ve never had a God-moment, you’ve got to try. A lot of mine happen in the car, because while I’m … Continue reading

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When Life Gets Hectic

Last week was what my kids/nephew would call an “epic fail” for me in trying to balance life. I tried to juggle too many balls and I dropped a big one. On top of having the worst cold of the … Continue reading

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Honor

When is the last time you thought about the concept of honor? Yesterday was Memorial Day, a time when many people do nothing more than have a picnic and maybe fly the flag, but the holiday was intended as an … Continue reading

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Seasons

It’s finally warming up some here in Eastern Pennsylvania, and not a moment too soon. The winter seemed long and cold this year. We’re almost out of oil in our tank and really hoping not to have to fill it up again … Continue reading

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Building up Your Faith

“But you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, 21 keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal … Continue reading

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Father, forgive them . . . they don’t know

As Jesus hung on the cross, one of the things he did was ask God to forgive those who were mocking him. I would imagine that if I was going through the most physically and emotionally torturous time of my … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Music

Music is something that has done more than almost anything else to bring me closer to God. Maybe this is surprising. After all, we normally think of things like prayer and meditation or teaching or serving as being things that bring us … Continue reading

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Just Think

Today we mark the crucifixion of Jesus, commonly known as “Good Friday.” So as the day passed today, I’ve been thinking. What if Jesus hadn’t given Himself up for us and died on the cross? My whole life is built … Continue reading

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What Then Must We Do?

So in my last post The Simplicity of Salvation, I asked the following question: Do we have to do anything once we decide to accept Jesus’ free gift of salvation? After all, if it’s a free gift, then we shouldn’t … Continue reading

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