God Isn’t Swayed By Oscars, Emmys Or Grammys

God Isn’t Swayed By Oscars, Emmys Or Grammys

Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them.  ( John 2:15) “We’ve lost yet another star … hero … icon.” I was in Los Angeles the day Michael Jackson died and recall how the news of his death paralyzed...
Do You Restrict Jesus in Your Life?

Do You Restrict Jesus in Your Life?

So they bound Jesus, led him away and handed him over to Pilate.  (Mark 15:1b) Jesus — the Creator of everything — being bound. When I read the story of Jesus’ arrest before His crucifixion, the words “they bound Jesus” jump off the page. Think about this: According...
Do People See Jesus When They Look At Me?

Do People See Jesus When They Look At Me?

I’ve buried far too many people in my life. Too many funerals, too many missed opportunities for one last goodbye, too many loved ones missing from the holiday gatherings. At a recent home-going of a dear friend, I tried to visualize what she experienced as she awoke...
Finding Your Life Purpose

Finding Your Life Purpose

At some time in our lives, we all struggle with identifying, then following, God’s purpose. After all, life purpose involves two basic, unnerving questions: Who am I and why am I here? In our quest for answers, everyone weighs in with differing opinions about the...
What Do You Know?

What Do You Know?

There is a huge difference between head knowledge and heart knowledge – between truly knowing something or someone and knowing about something or someone. The deeper you genuinely and personally know someone, the more intimate will be the relationship. To achieve this...
God’s Compelling Love for You

God’s Compelling Love for You

God’s love. Many people claim it, several more talk about it; but few truly understand it. Paul called it incomprehensible and unfathomable; Job recorded it as unsearchable and limitless. Jeremiah confirmed it is everlasting. John described it as the evidence of being...