Do you feel dead? Jesus is life!

I was sitting on a bench in our backyard this morning when I noticed our hibiscus plant had withered and two bulbs that had started to grow were now dead. It was kind of sad and it got me thinking about my life. There have been times in my life when I was a withered Christian. I had no fragrance*, no “bulbs”, no color. For the life of me, I couldn’t find God; heaven was as brass*. I would fervently pray but no peace could I find. Nothing I do changes anything in my life. I am reminded of Psalms 63:1: … Read more

Let’s start when eternity changed

I remember as if were yesterday when my mother grabbed my arm and dragged me out of a Sunday night church service. It was at Temple Baptist Church. I was six or seven years old. I had squirmed, made noises, refused to just lay down on the floor and sleep. I was in full rebellion mode and after about 30 minutes of this Mom had enough. If it were possible, steam would have been coming out of her ears. Dragging me, Mom opened the side door in the sanctuary, pulled me through, and suddenly we were alone in the church’s … Read more

Finding Christ in Christianity

picture of an open Bible

Thanks to @theaaronburden for making this photo available freely on @unsplash After prayer and pondering, I’ve decided to refocus this blog. Over the years I’ve slipped from excavating to discovering Christ in Christianity to one of writing more of a general topics blog. Starting tomorrow, I’m shifting back. I hope you’ll be blessed by this change. It’s a small change but one that takes us back to the genesis of this site. I decided to start this blog after one of my sons said he was struggling with his faith. Specifically, he felt that Scriptures did not align. He began … Read more

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