More Than Merely A Name

I think I was 8 when my mother told me that I had been adopted at birth. Until just recently, I didn’t know my true biological heritage. Sure, I had an Italian last name, but did that make me Italian? No, it didn’t. Thanks to DNA, I now know my genetic nationality. There is more…

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Elite Country Club Status

In an attempt to escape winter, many have moved from northern states to Florida. Once there and faced with an ever-expanding population and snarled traffic, they wish others would stop moving to Florida. Some Christians have a similar attitude regarding salvation. They are more gleeful and excited about the idea that many people will face…

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We Are Broken Cisterns

Imagine a small child trying to fill a sieve with water. Try as they may, it will not get full. The same is true with a cistern. A cracked cistern will not hold water. Throughout the Bible, cisterns are mentioned and sometimes compared to us and our faith. Find out why. Please read more. In…

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What Do You Believe?

Do you believe everything political leaders say? Do you believe everything you see on the internet? Do you believe Elvis is still alive? Do you believe in the tooth fairy and Easter bunny? There are a lot of things we don’t believe in. There are some things, however, that are essential to believe in. Please…

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Slow Down You’re Moving Too Fast

Can I ask you a question? Why are we all rushing through life? We rush around until life’s no fun. None of us knows what tomorrow has in store, so why do we want to get there so quickly? The Bible tells us that our life is like a puff of smoke that appears briefly…

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A Divine Chorus

I am convinced that God loves music. He is an amazing composer! He created the melodic sound of lapping waves breaking on the seashore, the babbling sound of a mountain stream, the whisper of the wind, the staccato of rain drops tapping on a windowsill, the timpani sound of thunder, the chirping of the birds,…

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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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Danger Lurks Outside Our Door

The horror movie’s suspenseful music conveys imminent danger. In the dark, a potential killer steps onto the porch. Startled by a noise, the woman inside goes to her door and instinctively peers through the peep hole. The man outside does not appear dangerous. You tense up, as she unlocks the deadbolt. Will she invite the…

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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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