Souls for Whom Christ Died

Souls for Whom Christ Died

I jumped up from the weight bench at the gym, out of breath but pleased with my performance. A young man watched. “You do well for an old man!” he joked. “Well, I almost made it in the NFL,” I said straight-faced. Now, you should know that I stand 5’ 6” tall when...
Following Jesus Without a Map

Following Jesus Without a Map

For me, following Jesus means that I work a day job, (for which I am very thankful). My morning and evening commutes, however, are the most challenging 25 to 60 minutes of my day. This week I set up a phone application that checks the current traffic. I press a...
When I Was a Child

When I Was a Child

I rounded the corner to hear my son call my three-year-old grandson to come out of the woods behind their house. There was only a slight hesitation as the boy slowed, momentarily. “Put on your listening ears,“ my son warned. “I left them in the woods,” replied the...
Cloudy with a Chance of Obedience

Cloudy with a Chance of Obedience

Though we don’t know the exact numbers, most scholars agree that several million Hebrews followed Moses out of Egypt. The Lord led them with a cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night, (Exodus 13:21). When the Egyptian army pursued them, the cloud moved behind the...