Month: January 2016

Connecting

We live in a world that is increasingly connected, but just as increasingly disconnected. Social media has allowed people to become connected to old friends, acquaintances, and family alike. Yes we have more “friends” than ever before. Each one of us probably has hundreds,…

Grace

What’s the first picture that pops into your head when you hear the word “grace”? Aunt Bethany from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation came to mine. You know, when they ask her to say grace before eating and her reply is: “Grace! She’s been dead…

The Lord is on My Side

Read Psalm 124:1-8. Then ponder, where would you be “if it had not been for the Lord on your side?” David said: If it had not been the Lord on my side, when men rose up against, they’d overtaken me. When my enemies rose up…

Tearing Down Strongholds

As Gideon “bravely” tiptoed to the enemy’s camp, passing more camels than he could count, he listened to the two armed guards recounting a dream in which he was said to be a loaf of bread, barley bread to be more specific, the lowliest…

Enlarge Thy Place

It’s hard to fathom a people that would settle for receiving only a part of what God promised, right? When God gave Israel the Promised Land, the boundaries made it to about 300,000 square miles. Under David and Solomon, the people of Israel occupied…