Is He REALLY Good?

A Small Request Once upon a time, there was a tree standing in the middle of a lush garden...a place called paradise.  This garden was filled with so many wonderful trees, and all the Master asked was that the tenants refrain from eating of the one tree in the middle. So many options; one small request... The [...]

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Breaking Free and Taking Flight

Random Thoughts Lead Somewhere...Sometimes As I walked through my neighborhood today, I was reminded of a stressful event that took place about 15 years ago.  On that day, Maureen and I walked a favorite older neighborhood with large yards and no fences.   As we walked along, a very large Boxer dog began charging toward us from it's [...]

Pursuit of Greatness

My wife and I watched a documentary last night of a music group from Down Under named Hillsong.  Over the years they've made a significant impact in the Christian music genre, and many of their songs are played within the local church worship service on a weekly basis.   As the video ended, I had a new appreciation [...]

Enduring the Storm!

  (Revised 3/31) Storms Blowing In In the past month, two brothers in the Lord have experienced events nothing short of life altering.  As each positions himself in Christ to embrace his respective storm, I prayerfully watch and evaluate my own life.  Why does it take storms (crises or tragedies) to make us examine our own life?  Perhaps I should [...]

Battle at Bended Knee

It was Monday afternoon and guys were gathering in the lobby for a probation group that would begin shortly.  Eric had been requesting to see me because of some problems and I wondered if I might catch him before group to schedule an appointment.  I suspected we'd be talking about a couple demons named Meth [...]

Chuckie Sullivan

  Chuckie drifted into my mind as I drove down the road the other day. No, not the scary, creepy Chuckie the doll from the really bad 80’s, 90’s, 00’s and soon to be 2017 Child’s Play horror flicks, but Chuckie Sullivan. Who? Right! I didn’t know his name either so I asked my friends [...]