Made In His Image

On October 8, 1997, Matteo Bocelli was born. He is the youngest son of Andrea Bocelli and his first wife Enrica Cenzatti. Andrea Bocelli is regarded as one of the greatest tenors of all time. Now at age 24, Matteo, like His father, is a handsome and talented singer and musician. Clearly, he carries his…

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Could Implementing A Few Latin Words Change The World?

Rancor, hostility, bitterness, anger, and animosity can be found everywhere. Hatred is playing out on the world stage in Ukraine and is on display in the United States as a result of the recent Supreme Court leak. Sadly, high levels of acrimony can even be found within our churches. What can you and I do…

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The Spiritual Seasons Of Life

My wife and I just returned from our first camping trip of the year. We were excited to get the cover off of our travel trailer, de-winterize, and get everything set up for our 2022 camping season. It seems our spiritual lives have seasons as well. Do you know what season of faith  you are…

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What We Leave Behind Is What Matters

There are many stories of people who have turned their lives around. There have been world leaders, ex-convicts, famous singers, well-known actors, and actresses, ordinary people, saints, martyrs and of course the Good Thief on the cross who have all left a lasting Christian impact. The question now is: what impact will we leave? I…

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Mercy Meets Misery

The hosannas quickly gave way to cries of, “crucify Him.” Jesus rode into Jerusalem as a triumphant king, but just five days later He was executed as a criminal. How quickly things changed. Things change quickly in our lives too. One minute we feel close to our Lord in prayer, and moments later, we fall…

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Is Christianity In Trouble?

Look around, evil seems to be winning. It seems as if people everywhere are disregarding God’s teachings. Modern culture appears to be shifting away from God. Christianity seems to be dwindling away. Anxiety and fear are on the rise. Is it time to push the panic button? Is Christianity in trouble? Find out, I invite…

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Send Me Lord!

Each of us has been given an amazingly important gift. It came in the form of a message. The message reveals God’s plan for the salvation of His people. We know that Christ was crucified for our sins, buried, and in accordance with the Scriptures, rose from the dead on the third day. This is…

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Faith Unlocks The Mystery Of Life

Quite often we hear people exclaim, “Faith is a private matter”. It is not! Faith is, rather, both personal and communal. As a personal act, faith is our free profession of belief in the truth revealed by God. But faith is not merely a private act. As Christians, we profess our faith together when we…

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God Focused Plans for the New Year

Here we are at the beginning of yet another year. For some, last year was a difficult year, for others it was a good year, and still for others, 2021 marked their last year of life. Time marches on. It is now 2022. None of us knows what lies ahead. Have you made your New…

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Parousia

On the night of Christ’s birth, there was no room in the inn for Joseph and Mary. As a result, Jesus was forced to be born in a messy stable. During Advent, He desires once again to be born into the messiness of our lives. Christ desires to be present in us. He also desires…

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