Election Cycle Spiritual Prep Kit

This is so that the living will know that the Most High is ruler over human kingdoms. He gives them to anyone he wants and sets the lowliest of people over them. -Daniel 4:17 It’s time for our quad-annual dose of democratic frenzy. I’m just going to go out on a limb and guess thatContinue reading “Election Cycle Spiritual Prep Kit”

5 Key Commitments for Any Time of Year

Resolved, To be strictly and firmly faithful to my trust, so that, in Prov. 20:6. ‘A faithful man, who can find?’ may not be partly fulfilled in me. -Jonathan Edwards, Resolution #32, 1722 (written at age 19) I’m not much for new year’s resolutions, mostly because they tend to be short sighted and short lived.Continue reading “5 Key Commitments for Any Time of Year”

A Gift to Be Shared

After seeing them, they reported the message they were told about this child,  and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. -Luke 2:17-18 Merry Christmas! I certainly hope that your Christmas celebration with your family and/or friends is a time of joy and celebration over the birth of JesusContinue reading “A Gift to Be Shared”

Don’t Waste Your Christmas

Pay careful attention, then, to how you live—not as unwise people but as wise—making the most of the time, because the days are evil. -Ephesians 5:15-16 We have crossed the point of no return: Black Friday. The holidays are officially upon us. Welcome to the season of holiday traditions, awkward family gatherings, gift giving, andContinue reading “Don’t Waste Your Christmas”