https://youtu.be/CojUP5nRidA It's Christmas morning. Can you believe it? It snuck up on me. All the busy. All the must-dos. All the gotta-make-it-specials. I hope you're able to enjoy the day. Enjoy all those gathered around you. I pray that there are a lot gathered around you. But, even if there aren't a lot, or a … Continue reading Christmas 2017: A Baby, A Hope, and A Speech
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
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
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?
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