If you think you’re past your prime, you need to meet Caleb. Caleb knew what many do not, that your work isn’t finished until God says you’re done.
When he was young, Caleb had the guts to trust God. When he was old, he had the strength to...
For the past two weeks, my Facebook feed has been littered with updates about the Ebola virus. Some people are afraid it’s going to spread, while others are saying it won’t. Some are saying the government isn’t protecting us well enough, and a few are just cracking clever Eb...
There is no private sin. Even when you turn off the lights, God sees. Even when you’re in the dark, people suffer.
Just like you and me, Achan tried to hide his sin. He buried his stolen loot in the ground beneath his tent. It was a perfect pl...
(Joshua 6; 1 Corinthians 1-2)
Walking in circles never accomplishes much. It will make you dizzy, but it won’t make you successful.
That’s the conventional wisdom, and it sounds like good advice. “God helps those who help themselves,” we say, and all too...
I sat among saints and heroes. Few of them looked extraordinary, and none of them were famous.
If you knew them, though, you’d see what I saw.
I saw a man whose family has been riddled with tragedy lately, who has seen more than one family member taken by death. He smiled...
How easily we forget what God has done. How easily we forget His power.
While the children of Israel were camped on the border of the Promised Land, the twelve spies described the land’s beauty and fruitfulness. Then they described its i...
Sometimes it seems nobody knows your name.
We all want to be known. We want to be loved and included.
Sometimes, though, the popular kids make no room at their table. Sometimes, that new friend doesn’t text back. Sometimes, we’re excluded fr...
(Exodus 19-40, Leviticus)
Even though they could not obey it, the Law was good. God’s commands, God’s character, and God’s presence are always good. The problem was not the Law, but the people.
Moses ascended Sinai amidst the smoke and fire of God’s pres...