Category Archives: Bible / Christian Living

Why People Hate Christians & Christianity

These are fascinating times in which we live. Since my childhood, I’ve seen Judeo-Christian ethics slowly but surely move from basically accepted standards and the cultural norm to rejected, stomped on, and moved to what, subjectively, seems like a shunned … Continue reading

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The Theology of Weather: Seeing God in the Elements (Snowy Day Thoughts)

As I write this, snowflakes are gently falling, and have been all day, in my corner of the beautiful Pacific Northwest. I still get giddy like a little kid when it snows. Even more so when the snow sticks to … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Santification

“The Lord works in mysterious ways.” This phrase, oft-used though it is, pertains to so many different situations. The mind and the ways of God are so incredible, there are really no words to describe them. โ€œFor My thoughts are … Continue reading

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The Good News Isn’t Good Without the Bad News (A Brief Look at Gospel Implications)

Sometimes, you cannot comprehend how wonderful something is until you are aware of or experience the opposite, to glean an appreciation. “You don’t know what you’ve got until its gone.” “The grass is always greener on the other side of … Continue reading

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The Struggle Between Time with God & Working Out

I’ll admit, I prefer a story with a neat and clear-cut resolution. A little bow on it, with all the details wrapped up. For that reason, I would be a terrible movie critic, because I am too easily pleased with … Continue reading

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PrayerMate: An App That Vastly Improved My Prayer Life

My prayer life has been dramatically improved from the use of this app. Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Critics of #ThoughtsAndPrayers

Right after the tragic church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas in early November, social media was flooded with the usual chorus of people posting “sending thoughts and prayers” to the victims and their families. This is an entirely normal reaction … Continue reading

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Easter: Love or Hate It, But You Can’t Deny It

It has been said that Easter is the most significant holiday. I agree. It is, after all, one of the two occasions during the year when more people than ever walk through the doors of a church, then leave and … Continue reading

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Why I Go To Church Every Sunday

When it comes to church, I’ll admit: I’m a lifer. A lifer in the sense that I’ve gone my whole life, and also in that I plan to attend for the rest of my life. As long as I am … Continue reading

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What is the Christmas Spirit Anyway?

Hint: It’s not about Bing Crosby or Barry Manilow. Although they can help. Yes, even Manilow. ๐Ÿ™‚ Christmas is almost here, ready or not. Can I get a show of hands? Who else besides me is in the “not” ready … Continue reading

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