With the beginning of a new year we often anchor our hope in resolutions and a desire to enjoy a better year. Looking back over 2018, you may have a few regrets. In light of the struggles you’ve faced, you may resolve to do things out of a desire to avoid the negative feelings of the … More How can I have better year?
Adding to this sexual exploitation, the Roma are victimized by demons of addiction. Mark told us that 90% of Roma youth are addicted to an inhalant… … More A Broken People
When broadcasts only reinforce your disdain for others, you are not listening to news; you’re feeding on propaganda. When you feel an inner rage rising in you, it’s time to stop. … More Responding to Hate
In book after book, each author hinted to common milestones of character development they had experienced. Over the years I’ve found their writings to be true. What are these indicators of growth? … More Am I Growing?
How many intimate relationships have you developed by reading a book about someone? None. We need a face-to-face interaction to cultivate a heart to heart relationship. … More When I meet with God…
If we regularly are conscious of our mistakes we are not believing in the sacrifice for sin that Christ made. We have been given a way to live free of the influence of sin in our thoughts. (Hebrews 10:2) The good news is this. Christ’s sacrifice opened to us the reality in which we don’t … More The Good News
On the back porch this morning, watching the rain drizzle down. The hard clay and soil of our yard hesitantly drinks in the much needed water. But the rain continues. In the scriptures rain often signaled God’s favorable response to Israel’s repentance. Repentance produced rain and a subsequent agricultural bounty to feed a nation. As … More Rains of change