Broken

Stuck In A Revolving Door

Did you know that the first revolving door was installed in Rector’s restaurant in Times Square in 1899? From its inception many people had a fear of becoming stuck in the door. As more buildings installed revolving doors, this debilitating fear caused some people to skip meetings and lunches if the only entrance was through…

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A Blind Surgeon

As many of you know, in June 2014 over three days, for reasons unknown, I completely lost my vision. This sudden blindness landed me in the hospital for a week. A few weeks after my release from the hospital, with the prognosis that I might never see again, I convinced my wife to allow me…

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When Mountains Won’t Move

“Can you hear me now?” Have you ever felt like saying that to God? Have you ever thought the communication lines between you and God were broken?  When God doesn’t seem to answer your prayers, have you wondered if He is listening? Worse yet, maybe He is listening but His answer to your prayer request…

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A Journey Through Hell

What is the scariest journey you have ever been on? What is the most perilous path you have walked down? What was the spookiest place you have ever ventured into? Your answers to these questions should pale in comparison to the frightful experience of a journey through hell, yet that is precisely what I am…

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The Greatest Public Defender

Who was the greatest public defender of all time? Public defenders have represented clients like Theodore Kaczynski, Eric Rudolph, and the Atlanta Olympics bomber. One public defender stands out from all others. Having a better understanding of this public defender’s actions in court might help us strengthen our faith. Please read more. Why do defense…

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Radio Silence

For just a moment, try to put yourself in the place of Ernest McSorley. The date is November 10, 1975. You are the captain of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Your ship is awash in 35-foot seas and buffeted by wind gusts of 100 knots. The topside fence rails have snapped, the vents were torn off and…

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Peeling Back The Onion

Onions are part of a group of plants that contain amino acid sulfoxides. As an onion is peeled or chopped, it releases gas into the air that irritates our eyes. When this happens, the glands above the eyelids release reflex tears. To enjoy the taste of the onion, we must accept the tears. When we…

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Monitoring Our Inner Volcano

It was a beautiful August morning. Hours later, the sky turned black, and Mount Vesuvius exploded without warning. Hidden deep beneath the beauty of the mountain was a tumultuous cauldron of toxic gas and molten lava. The pent-up pressure exploded on August 24, AD79 causing unimaginable damage. Our lives can be like a volcano. Buried…

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Division and Rage

Division and rage are as old as the Bible. Division was ushered in with the original sin of Adam and Eve. It caused a fracture in the relationship between God and man. Following on the heels of division, rage showed up when Cane killed Abel. Division and rage have continued to plague mankind throughout human…

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Spiritual Dryness Revisited

In 2013, I wrote a 4th Day Letter about spiritual dryness. It is something that at one time or another most Christians experience. After reflecting upon the isolation caused by the pandemic, the inability to attend church, and after recent discussions with several Christians currently going through a time of spiritual dryness, I felt called…

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