Closer to God… His Presence

Closer to God… His Presence

As usual, I was doing several things at once. One day last week, I raced up the stairs in my home when panic overtook me. I had misplaced my phone. I checked the bedside table; I rummaged through my office, lifting papers and books. I returned downstairs to wander,...
Closer to God… Thankfulness

Closer to God… Thankfulness

We live in a society that values social conventions. A person that doesn’t say “please” and “thank-you” is considered ill-mannered. But these words have become an automatic human interaction and are expected even if they are said with no sincerity. How many times do...
Closer to God… No Fear Drawing Near

Closer to God… No Fear Drawing Near

Adam and Eve are not only the first Bible characters to interact with God,but they own a place in popular culture, as well. Regardless of religious background, most Westerners immediately associate the story with innocence, disobedience and loss. “Why such a big deal...
Closer to God… by Faith

Closer to God… by Faith

Where do we go when we need to get in touch with God? Moses found God on Mount Sinai. David found God in the green pastures and by the still waters. The Jews gathered at the Temple. Where does a Christian go to find God? We don’t find God in a place; we find God in...