Telling the Truth

My problem with telling lies was that one lie was never enough to stay out of trouble and my parents had an uncanny way of figuring out the truth! One of my most liberating discoveries was to realize that while the truth was not glamorous it carried the gold of peace in its handbag. When…

Which Ananias are You?

And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him to smite him on the mouth Acts 23:2 This story is about 3 men named Ananias. While that seems a curious name and no one I ever knew has had it; in New Testament times it appears to have been quite common. These three…

Love Speech

Truth still exists and gently speaking rather than remaining silent in the face of evil is the most loving speech on earth! Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ. Ephesians 4:15

Really Free

And you will will know the truth and the truth will set you free. John 8:32 We greatly appreciated the chance to see the Statue of liberty for the first time last week. It not only is an amazing place so intertwined with our history in America it has an equally important story.  It was…

Grace Truth and Bicycles

Truth without grace is having a bicycle but having no idea how to ride it. Grace without truth is knowing how to ride well but discovering that someone has stolen your bike! John 1:14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only…