Some people like to argue religion. Some of those same people don’t have a clue about the Bible or truth or even the basics of the four main world religions, but they plunge headlong into it anyway. As I listen it appears there are lots of questions, some observations, often little substance and in the…

A favorite Story of mine is found in John 4 and it’s the story of Jesus’ encounter with a woman of Samaria. The Bible tells us that He needed to go through Samaria. What that immediately tells me is that the Master had a divine appointment that He needed to keep. God will go “out…

“Here, let me show you how this works!” (If you stop and listen … he’s got you!) You gotta love those people who demonstrate a product to the public. They can talk an ear off an elephant. Better yet, they convince you to buy stuff. Wow! You bring that cleaning product home with that new…

I’ve noticed something about people both in life and in scripture. We value certain things. We place value on things we deem worthy because most things have no intrinsic value. We have placed great value on gold because as a precious metal it doesn’t tarnish, and it’s shiny! Diamonds are not really that rare, but…

In the story of the prodigal son Jesus tells us that the man had two sons. The one son left home, wasted his entire inheritance but eventually came home when he had that “aha” moment. He was warmly received by the all-embracing love of his father. In fact, they threw a celebration because the son…