Rest in the Father

Rest in the Father

Getting a physical usually involves having the doctor insert a tongue depressor into your mouth as he asks you to say, “Ahhh.” He wants to see what’s going on in your throat. The other day I was mowing my lawn in the scorching summer heat. By the end of the task I was...
Storms are in the Forecast

Storms are in the Forecast

The past five months have been interesting, to say the least. Almost all of us have experienced loss of some kind, a disappointment. Something didn’t turn out the way we hoped and prayed it would be. One thing we all have in common is that storms are in the forecast....
What Is the Meaning of Life?

What Is the Meaning of Life?

Several years ago, the Kids Ministry of the church I served as lead pastor gave me a book for Pastor Appreciation Sunday. It’s titled “Dear God,” and contains several letters written to God by young children. Here is a sample: Dear GOD,I read the Bible. What does...
Dancing with Paradox

Dancing with Paradox

According to the Microsoft Encarta College Dictionary, a paradox is “Something absurd or contradictory, but in fact…is true.” So, a paradox is an apparent contradiction which conceals a deep truth. God could be called the Paradoxical One! Isaiah 55:8-9 says, “For My...
Rebuilding After Disaster

Rebuilding After Disaster

It seems as though disasters have become an inevitable part of life these days. COVID-19 restrictions have resulted in devastating consequences for many of us. I have been ministering to many hurting people the past few months, and do you know what I have found?...
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