“What does Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar’ have to do with anything? Will I ever use this? Does this literature stuff matter at all?” My questions regularly flummoxed my high school English teachers. Convinced my classmates had the same questions, I voiced them regularly.Read More
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Have you ever wanted heaven having grown sick of sin this world? It may have simply inhabited the air around you, or you may have tripped over it too many times, but either way, it gave you a semi-nauseating feeling in your stomach. You see it around you, in advertising, in movies and on television, at almost any social event, and you think, "There's got to be more than this. This is just disgusting and heartbreaking." You start to hate this non-life offered as a poor substitute for real life in this convoluted world.Read More
In his own image he made them. In the image of God he made them. In his image he made us, you and me.
The girl, not exactly attractive, stood at the counter waiting for the clerk to make change for her. She looked over her shoulder to the row of tables and their guests facing her. Her eyes met those of a young man at one of the tables. She smiled.Read More
Killing time in an airport, I struck up a conversation with a stranger. When asked what I "do", I told this man that I write about Jesus' teachings. The man, hearing the name "Jesus" but not hearing any tip-off code words, fired off the test questions: "Do you believe Jesus is the Son of God? That he shed his blood for our sins? That he died and rose again? That we will be with him forever if we repent and are baptized?" I forgot a few in the litany because his machine-gun delivery leveled me.Read More
One man loves well but he cannot manage money. She manages money but struggles to care for her husband. He cares for his family and serves in his community but is addicted to work. She loves the Lord but drinks herself to sleep at night. She swears and smokes and has a short temper, but has a soft and generous heart. He's defensive and fearful but passionate about justice and mercy. He gives to the poor, care for orphans and widows, but struggles with pornography.Read More
Returning from vacation, I drive down the same roads, knowing the exact location of sharp turns and potholes. I know when to accelerate and how to brake around the last turn. I pull into the garage and unload. When I open the door to the house, it creaks recognizably. The familiar smell arouses my senses.Read More