Hearing the Authentic Lion ‘s Roar

Hearing the Authentic Lion ‘s Roar

Behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has prevailed. (Revelation 5:5) If you’ve ever seen a lion up close, you understand they are fiercesome yet majestic creatures. When you hear them roar, you know the sound signals their identities, their...
The Need for a Perfect Cornerstone

The Need for a Perfect Cornerstone

Therefore thus says the Lord God: “Behold, I lay in Zion a stone for a foundation, a tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation.” (Isaiah 28:16) The cornerstone must fit—squared, level, and aligned—perfectly. During a recent home improvement, I...
Rainbow over Rotorua – A Tribute to Billy Graham

Rainbow over Rotorua – A Tribute to Billy Graham

And life went on… The day I heard of Billy Graham’s passing, I was vacationing in Rotorua, New Zealand—half a world away from Charlotte, North Carolina. While to me it seemed the world’s spiritual temperature dropped considerably, people in my vicinity scurried...
One Final Round

One Final Round

The last enemy that will be destroyed is death. (I Corinthians 15:26) Whether it is golf, boxing, exercise, or even life itself, the final round can be a brutal but welcome event. I’ve never boxed, but I have played golf. Whether it was a great day of incredibly lucky...
Life Happens in an Instant

Life Happens in an Instant

Man is like a breath; His days are like a passing shadow. (Psalm 144:4, NKJV) Life happens in an instant — one way this moment, then completely different in the next. We define “instant” as a quick or very short moment of time. That instantaneous moment involves the...