A Conversation with God

God, why is life so difficult? Life is difficult, but it can be made easier if you learn to lean on me. I am here. Someday the tears will be wiped away, but for now, learn to lean on me. When you lean on me, it means you trust me and you have faith in... Continue Reading →

The Spirit

Have you ever said, "The picture doesn't do it justice." A picture of the Grand Canyon in the United States, for example, does not come close to the experience of standing on the edge and looking out over the expanse. So how much more difficult is it for us to know of God's Kingdom through... Continue Reading →

Living for Christ

Purpose (Part II of II) This is my personal story that I wrote many years ago, and I share it now as a follow-up to the article, "Our Purpose in Life."  This is a story of how God opened my eyes to what it truly means to have purpose in our lives through service to... Continue Reading →

Faith Through Understanding

Committing Ourselves to God Committing ourselves to God in a world where so many seem to be giving up on Him is difficult at best. We look around and question ourselves wondering if we are on the wrong side of the fence. We see friends, family members, and acquaintances that don't spend time reflecting on... Continue Reading →

Remaining Strong in Faith

How to repair a faith that has become discouraged. As I was driving to Bible Study one evening, I asked myself the following question: When is my faith in God most likely to be challenged? What I discovered is that my faith is challenged most often when I see Christians who are sinful, such as hearing... Continue Reading →

Our Story

The Bible is the beginning of the Book of Life. For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. –Hebrews 4:12 As human... Continue Reading →

Actions of Jesus

Jesus brings forth a new message The Bible contains many messages from Jesus that are conveyed through His spoken words, and much of our time is dedicated to discerning these words for the purpose of increasing our faith. And as we know, Jesus' words in the Bible are filled with wisdom. So let us be thankful... Continue Reading →

Our Purpose in Life

Purpose (Part I of II) May 21, 2018 I was preparing another article at my desk and I heard that familiar “bing” tone from my phone notifying me of activity on my Facebook page. So I looked and I noticed how many people are responding to the articles. I know how blessed I am to... Continue Reading →

In the beginning…

The Creation of the Universe April 28, 2018 My wife, Jean, said the other day that she just believes in God. And many of us are the same way, we just simply believe in Jesus Christ. However, this very statement brings a question to the forefront. Jesus calls us to trust in Him completely. We... Continue Reading →


Let there be light. April 3, 2018 As humans, we naturally take things for granted. And isn't it interesting that we seem to appreciate something more only when we no longer have it. Consider the smile of a loved one who is no longer with us. After they are gone, we miss seeing their smiling... Continue Reading →

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