Archive for December, 2011

The New Year

As we bid good-bye to one year and usher in a new one, many in the world will make resolutions hoping to make a change in their lives. Here are four easy steps, found in the New Testament, to help us do just that: We Will Honor Others As we usher in another year, we […]

Continue Reading 3 comments December 29th, 2011

New Wineskins

The popular web-zine New Wineskins relaunches January 2012. You can read my article regarding Christmas here: My Views on Christmas & Why They Changed

Continue Reading Add comment December 26th, 2011

The Wise Still Seek Him

We don’t know much about them. Scripture says they were from the East. They stood before Herod and inquired of the Christ child, the King of the Jews. Matthew 2:11 tells us that they entered the house where Mary, Joseph, and the baby were, a stark contradiction to the nativity scenes that place them in […]

Continue Reading Add comment December 24th, 2011

Buying Bibles!

UPDATE! Fundraising for Bibles for Bolivia is over. Our goal of $300 was met in just four days! Thanks to friends, family, and internet friends around the world for contributing! The sweetest contribution came from a little six year old who is spending the day with me. Apparently, he’s heard me talking about this project […]

Continue Reading Add comment December 22nd, 2011

Bibles for Bolivia!

I have had the privilege of knowing Jessica Cope her entire life. Jessie is a missionary in Sucre, Bolivia with the AIM program. I’ve been friends with her mother for nearly 40 years. Her grandparents were good friends of my parents and worshipped where my dad preached in the 70s. I received Jessie’s Adventures in […]

Continue Reading Add comment December 15th, 2011

Who I Am

This was the first song I heard yesterday morning and the last before I went to bed. Amazing how that works out sometimes. I don’t know about you, but I forget what’s important too easily. The day-to-day stress of dealing with people, problems, and pride gets to me more than I like to admit. I […]

Continue Reading Add comment December 10th, 2011

Nothing New Under the Sun?

It’s all old news. Let that inspire and encourage you in your walk with Christ. Click here for my latest article at Forthright. It’s about your story.

Continue Reading Add comment December 8th, 2011

The Suicide

Years ago, my grandfather a minister within the churches of Christ, preached a sermon about suicide. This service was publicized in the local paper, radio, and on the television and to no one’s surprise, when the night came, the pews were full. All these years later, my heart breaks as I think about a woman […]

Continue Reading 5 comments December 1st, 2011

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