Anyone Thirsty?

When we moved to Florida, drinking the public water isn’t so great so we began buying bottled water. My wife is a big fan of Aqua Fine water while I like Dasani. But many years ago when we lived in Southern Missouri our water came from a cistern by the side of the house. It…

Emmaus Road

So they drew near to the village to which they were going. He acted as if he were going farther, but they urged him strongly, saying, “Stay with us, for it is toward evening and the day is now far spent.” So he went in to stay with them. Luke 24:28-29 ESV It is interesting that these two disciples…

Master There’s Still More

 And while he was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he was reclining at table, a woman came with an alabaster flask of ointment of pure nard, very costly, and she broke the flask and poured it over his head.          Mark 14:3 ESV Then Mary took a pound of very costly oil of…

No More Wimpy Jesus!

In light of the History channel’s presentation of Jesus last night I came away with conflicted feelings. On the positive end, I loved the depictions of Joseph and John the Baptist as common and even rough men. With some minor discrepancies such as Joseph throwing stuff around the house when he hears about Mary being…

My Easter Miracle – Part Two

How Easter Found Me How in the world I ended up 3,000 miles from home was a tangle of events ranging from a broken home where my parents seemed to me as confused as I was. Adding in plenty of recreational drug use and my decision at 17 to move out on my own and…