Divine Perspective

Sometimes when a trial (like long-term unemployment) never seems to end, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that there is a “bigger picture” going on “out there” in God’s economy beyond our own little world.… More

Contemplating God’s Sovereignty

When something happens to us or our loved ones that sends our personal world rocking, one of the first questions we ask is “Where is God in the midst of this?” or “Why did God… More

The Next Chapter

The house where my cute, little (actually, not-so-little) one-room furnished apartment in the upstairs of the house is located is for sale again. It’s been for sale since April but there haven’t been any bites on… More

Uncertain Times

The current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has thrown much of the world into a panic is unprecedented in our lifetime. In case you might not be aware (I wasn’t until I ran across the following… More

Fuzzy Faith Fails (Revisited)

When I woke up this morning I knew I wanted to write a blog post on the subject of faith. I’ve written a number of blog posts on faith over the years, so I started… More

Why Theology Matters

The most concise definition of theology is “the study of God.” To add to that definition, GotQuestions.org defines theology as follows: The word “theology” comes from two Greek words that combined mean “the study of… More

The Perils of People Pleasing

I had to smile when I found the above picture to include on this blog post. People pleasing is an epidemic that nobody really likes, but many people are affected by it in varying degrees.… More

A Heart Like His

The war really is bigger than us. . . . The passage quoted in the above picture is taken from the words of the apostle Paul found in Ephesians 6:10-20 which states the following: Finally, be… More

True Colors

Back in April 2012 I wrote a blog post that was dedicated to an old friend of mine who, at that time, I had not communicated with for several years. That post was titled, “You… More