Buying the Hat

Knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot.             1 Peter 1: 18-19 ESV While shopping at Walmart with my wife we happened to pass by a display of hats that caught…

Easy Listening

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without variance, without hypocrisy.             James 3:17 ASV If you asked our sons who they liked going hiking with, they would have pointed to me; but if you…

Staying Connected

Making Connections What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me – practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.  Philippians 4:9 ESV One of my least favorite bumper stickers says, “We are spending our children’s inheritance” Usually this is on the back of a shiny new RV…

Human Rights?

Nice to hear that an orangutan who is moving to Florida has gained human rights. When will those same rights be granted to the unborn? Jesus still weeps.. But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 19:14 ESV

A Bicycle Prayer

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.        John 1:14 ESV “Lord I’m asking for a new bike for my birthday.” Was the first prayer I ever prayed,…