Church, It Doesn’t Have to be This Way

https://youtu.be/ZeBv9r92VQ0 This is not the post I wanted for my return. I had planned on writing an introduction to a new feature on my blog. However, this is far too important. If you've read my blog for any length of time, you know I cannot stay silent. Charlottesville. Tragic. Horrific. But a surprise? No. Why? … Continue reading Church, It Doesn’t Have to be This Way

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Repost: Compassion Wednesday: Oh How He Loves Us

https://youtu.be/TCunuL58odQ Play the song. Close your eyes, and just listen. It's easy to forget. The love. The incomparable, immeasurable love of God. We focus on the hurt, the hate, the anger, the fear. We see the pain, and we ask "Does God really love us? All of us?" And I say, yes. Yes He does. … Continue reading Repost: Compassion Wednesday: Oh How He Loves Us

Will Compassion Make a Difference, or Are We Too Far Gone?

https://youtu.be/6QvX4CwSmwY I have to tell you something, I'm a pretty selfish person. Always have been. I know what you're thinking. You can see this coming from a mile away. I'm going to say that I was/am selfish, but that Jesus changed me. You're right. I am. There's still a lot to change, though. I'm still … Continue reading Will Compassion Make a Difference, or Are We Too Far Gone?

Flash Fiction Friday: The Greatest Treasure Man Has Ever Known

Another week, another Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers challenge. Here's my post, enjoy! “Here?” Becky stared at the foaming pool. Names graffitied the rock around the pool. “It’s what the map says,” John said. “How do we know it’s still here?” “Only one way,” John stripped to his boxers. “Is it worth it? The water … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: The Greatest Treasure Man Has Ever Known

What is This Word “Love”?

This is a repost of a very old post of mine (first appeared 2 years ago - Apr 10 2015). A young man and his teacher walked through a garden early one morning. The teacher spoke of the trees, the flowers, and the plants that surrounded them. The young man only nodded while he looked … Continue reading What is This Word “Love”?