Archive for March 2016

The Life-Death Connection

I grew up knowing that my birthday, March 25th was the Feast of the Annunciation. Last Friday on March 25, 2016, something very special happened that will not happen again until the year 2157. Allow me to share this with you. As early as the fourth or fifth century, Christians have had a special place…

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Godincidence

The dictionary defines the word coincidence this way: a remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances without apparent causal connection. Christians sometimes see their daily encounters not as a coincidence but rather as a God-incidence. A Godincidence might be defined as: A happy coincidence or outcome that was most likely directed or orchestrated by God. Are…

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Slow Down, You Move Too Fast

The other day as I listened to my oldies station, I was struck by a very familiar song. As I sang along it occurred to me that the lyrics had an applicable message to all Christians. Let me explain by asking you a question. Have you ever become so involved in ministry work that you…

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Wanderlust

The story of the Prodigal Son is one of the most relatable parables in all of scripture. At various times, we can each see ourselves as one of the characters in the story. We can relate to the role of the younger son who left, the older son who stayed and if we are a…

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Drowning In Purple

For those who have flown in a passenger jet you have no doubt heard the stewardess say; “in the unlikely event of a water landing” and then she goes on to describe the emergency procedures. We are often either distracted or disinterested and miss the explanation. Now imagine for a few moments that you are…

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