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July 22, 2020
sifting the church

Is God using Covid to sift the church?

to listen to this as a podcast, click here Is the Lord using covid 19 to sift the church? And if so, what’s next, and what is our response? Regardless […]
March 20, 2020
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A Word, a Dream, and the East Wind: how to pray in this time

Remember the reality show The Real World? Right now, it feels like we are living in Surreal World. How do you pray during a time of swirling unknowns, while the […]
March 18, 2020
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What there is to fear

While the world is paralyzed under a pandemic, I was reflecting on the worry I’ve battled for years — that balls up in my belly on occasion like a heavy […]
January 10, 2020

When Heaven Stands On Tiptoe

Did you ever consider that your willingness to say “yes” to whatever The Lord is asking of you right now might change the very course of history? A woman asked […]
December 15, 2019
fear of the Lord

Corruption vs. Life: the fear of Man or the fear of the Lord?

Part Two of a Sunday message I gave recently on The Fear of the Lord The Fear of Man In scripture, the fear of God is contrasted with the fear […]
December 9, 2019
Christmas in Yesteryear

Christmas in Yesteryear

Looking for a cozy Christmas read this December? Christmas in Yesteryear is my latest novel, available now on Kindle. From the back cover: Getting stranded overnight in the sleepy, snowy […]
November 30, 2019
fear of the Lord

Frighteningly dangerous: the church without the Fear of the Lord

The following is from a message given recently at church. It is part one of two.   I wonder how many of you feel as though you’ve spent as much […]
May 2, 2019
Cain and Abel

Bringing Cain’s Offering to the House of the Lord

Sleepily you open one eye. You could catch another half hour’s wink perhaps. However, this will mean you’re scrambling to get to church on time. Reluctantly, you get up, trying […]
April 14, 2019
Betsy Devos, school choice, nea, teacher unions, rebecca friedrichs, public education

Children as human shields: benefiting them or benefiting from them?

Social media blew up recently with outraged protests over the possibility of taxpayers no longer being required to fund certain charitable organizations, among which was Special Olympics. An informed attorney […]
January 1, 2019
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“Prevailing Winds”

“Prevailing winds.” This jumped out at me and resonated in my spirit while reading a book on weather & climate with my daughter. Prevailing winds are the winds that blow […]
November 21, 2018
Perseverance, persistence, prayer, contend, promised land, Matthew 15, Mark 7

“But He Did Not Answer Her a Word”: Lessons from the Syrophoenician Woman

Had the Gentile woman with the demonized daughter (described in Matthew 15 and Mark 7) been raised in the American church, I picture her encounter with Jesus going much differently. […]
August 18, 2018
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“Worse than a murderer”: lawlessness, mob rule, and the rise of Antichrist

The most frightening words in scripture come at the Final Judgment. Most heart-stopping of all is that those to whom Christ addresses these terrible words are those who thought they […]