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Theological Bankruptcy

September 7, 2017

Have you come to a point in your life as a Christian where you feel that you can give no more to the Lord's work? You feel spent. You've given and given, but not enough is given back to replenish you. More is expected from you — in time, …( read more )

I Stole Watermelons Only Once

October 17, 2016

The young person sat before me and said, "I stole watermelons only once." I don't recall even nodding before the rest of the story came out: A group of us young people went in a car to large fields known for their watermelon patches. …( read more )

Restoration

February 10, 2011

One summer, I decided that I would read through the book of Romans. I'm a detailed, orderly, organized person, so I thought that if I could read two chapters a day, that would take eight days to complete. That would … (read more)

Fireflies

August 23, 2007

Jesus knows the best way to get our attention and how to draw us closer to Him when we get preoccupied. I am beginning to become more aware of this in my own life. On a recent camping trip, as … (read more)

Perseverance

June 4, 2003

I met him in Mexico at the Ruins of Teotihuacan, just as we entered the archaeological restorations. He was selling statuettes of the sun god, made of obsidian stone, and tablecloths made from the agave plant. He followed me, all … (read more)

Lost Patience

January 29, 2001

One day recently, I picked a large juicy orange from a tree. I held that orange in my hand and thought of the fruits of the Spirit. I saw the orange itself being love, for it surrounds the other fruits … (read more)

Powerful Suggestion

September 29, 1999

When I was a boy, I felt rebellious whenever my parents would "order" me to do something. Being a somewhat "wilful" child, a mountainous "resistance" rose within me at the sound of a command. Then there were those other times … (read more)

Cleaning Up For The New Year

January 1, 1999

It is New Year's Day 1998 (yes, 1998) and I feel like a mess. Lately I have been slipping into old habits that I know aren't pleasing to the Lord. I have a rotten cold, the house looks like the … (read more)

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