Science is not God

However, the message of God’s desire and intent to reconcile humanity back to Himself is consistent, clear, and coherent, and cohesive from Genesis all the way through the Book of Revelation, spanning thousands of years. Read more

Doubt Can Be Okay

man standing at edge of a cliff

Doubt is not wrong unless we hold on to it. This is true for the lost and the saved. For Christians, many times the Holy Spirit will speak to our hearts things that we “can’t believe.” Yet, through prayer we can move from doubt to trust. Read more

A Cluttered Mind

A cluttered room full of books

I learned about a cluttered mind from a wonderful pastor of our church when we lived on the west coast. He helped me understand the value of uncluttering my mind before I prayed. To this day I still try to do this, and every time I think of Pastor Dwayne. Read more

T words

With the above paragraph written, I soothed my conscience a bit. Still, I was concerned. Aren’t we Christians stalwarts of trust in God? Yes, of course, we are. “So, does ‘try’ belong in a prayer?”, I muttered to myself. Read more

Shall Not Pass Away

Shall Not Pass Away

All of these giftings, talents, and callings have continued down through the generations. So, as a young person, I thought all that talent was the norm. It wasn’t until I began branching out into the larger world did I discover the treasure with which God had blessed me. Read more

Yellow-bellied

yellow bellied prinium

The first thought I had when I remembered that quote was, “Why is yellow a code-word for cowardly?” This information was especially important because, as a kid, every week on “The Lone Ranger” I heard, “You no-good, yellow-bellied, horse thief!” Read more

Sometimes, God asks us to do hard things

The poor dentist, we will call him Dr. Paine, assumed that his authority as a dentist, combined with Dad’s authority as my dad, carried enough weight that I, this small, harmless child, would merely submit to every command and edict he issued … Read more

Our Father is ALWAYS in control

Photo by Bernard Hermant on Unsplash When Jesus was arrested: Matthew 26:53-54 “Are you not aware that I can call on My Father, and He will at once put at my disposal more than twelve legions of angels? But how then would the Scriptures be fulfilled that say it must happen in this way?” Our Father is ALWAYS in control. Nothing can withstand His will. God spoke to the prophets about His Son long before the birth of Jesus. These prophets and the Law and the Psalms, and, well the whole Old Testament, documented God’s will for His Son for … Read more

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