He must become greater; I must become less

Pride is at my doorstep and lurking around every corner.  It is just waiting to spring out of me like a wretched weed.  I am constantly in battle.  Who will win today?  God or Pride?  Daily, I sway back and forth between insecurity and overconfidence; between humility and pride. Rarely...

Loving Him more

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.   Deuteronomy 6:5, Matthew 22:37, Mark 12:30-31, Luke 10:27 The #1 thing that we are supposed to do as Christians is to Love the Lord...

Teens and suicide

A 14 year old boy who was a student at my daughter’s school took his own life this week. She believes that this boy was bullied at school for being gay. My heart is heavy. We have lost one more child to the confusion and cruelty of adolescence. One...

Christians and tipping; we need to do better

“Before departing the restaurant, a man left a small tip with a note that said ‘I tithe 10% to the Lord, why should I give you 18%?’  This was on a talk show this morning.  Another story is told about a customer that didn’t leave a tip, but left...

My Creed

I believe in God the Father – maker of heaven and earth  And in Jesus Christ His only Son  I believe in the virgin birth  I believe in the Man of Sorrows bruised for iniquities  I believe in the Lamb who was crucified and hung between two thieves I...