The hem of Him

Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
It is like the precious oil upon the head, running down on the beard, the beard of Aaron, running down on the edge of his garments. Ps 133:1-2
Think about the unity of the oil and that is how the church should be. Continue reading

Drought and Sin

It’s another rainy morning.
As I sit down to read my Bible, pray, and write, it is pouring down. It’s quite a stark contrast to last year.
In fact, I think we have had more rain in July than we received all of last year!
The drought was hard on us. Oppressive heat and lack of moisture dried out vegetation and brought on the worse wildfire in the state’s history. Continue reading

The Pure Bride?

Remember, it is sin to know what you ought to do and then not do it. James 4:17
A friend stopped by my office and shared a story.
Tom is very pro-life and by that I mean he is the type to actually stand on public access in front of an abortion clinic and pray.
While praying, he was approached by someone who is very, very pro-life; Continue reading

Are we tired of God?

O my people, what have I done to you? What have I done to make you tired of me? Mic 6:3
What has God done that we have strayed so far from him?
I noticed that most of the churches around us have gone to a 3 night revival. Continue reading

Through the crowd

Jesus went with him, and all the people followed, crowding around him.
A woman in the crowd had suffered for twelve years with constant bleeding. She had suffered a great deal from many doctors, and over the years she had spent everything she had to pay them, but she had gotten no better. Continue reading

What is the value?

What is the value of a baseball?
You can pick one up at Academy for $2.99.
Put it in the hands of a little leaguer and the value may drop.
Put it in the hands of a major leaguer and it may also drop in value.
If it becomes winning ball in a World Series, Continue reading

In the picture

I’ve been scanning and posting old photographs on Facebook.
One such photo is one of my dad, two of his sisters, and me.
There the four of us were; frozen in time.
Someone else may be living in the house; the walls may have been painted and maybe new appliances have been bought, Continue reading