Kyle Idleman was watching a documentary about a woman who was thirty-four years old. She developed a tumor that grew to twice her initial body weight. How big did it grow, you might ask? Three hundred pounds. That’s right. A three hundred pound tumor. As they prepared to remove it, people wondered why she waited … Continue reading When you turn a blind eye to reality
Peace with God
Not what you have, but who
A lot of people are dis-content. They are always searching. They are never satisfied. They are never at peace. As a result, they try to fill their void with various things or experiences. Some people think that if they only gain the approval of others and get others to like them, then maybe, just maybe, … Continue reading Not what you have, but who
Am I right with God and walking rightly?
Here are two very important questions: --Am I right with God?--Am I walking rightly with God? Even if you use different wording, these are the kinds of questions that are most likely bouncing around in your head as you paddle down the river of life. As you think about how you might answer them, consider … Continue reading Am I right with God and walking rightly?
What rules you?
What rules you? No, seriously. What RULES you? Fear? The pursuit of success? An unquenchable desire to be liked? In Colossians 3:15 Paul writes: “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace.” As “members of one body” (i.e. the church), we should seek peace … Continue reading What rules you?
An air force pilot told Max Lucado about the time he forgot to put on his own seat belt. He went through all the other checklists, but he forgot to do up his belt. His jet was designed in such a way that after it took off he couldn’t buckle up after the fact. So … Continue reading Saviour?
Neil Armstrong… and Jesus
I read a story about an elementary school class who was learning about the moon. They wondered, ‘What does zero-gravity feel like?’ and ‘What did it really look like out there?’ As a surprise, the teacher had arranged for none other than Neil Armstrong to make a special appearance! In the middle of their discussion, … Continue reading Neil Armstrong… and Jesus