Only 8 Hours.

I was in prison and you came to visit me. Matthew 25:36b I participate in a prison ministry called Forgiven Prison Ministry (http://www.forgivenministry.org). It was founded by Scottie Barnes several years ago and is headquartered in the foothills of North Carolina. Scottie grew up as the daughter of an inmate. Her father eventually came to […]

Insult Not Thy Creator.

The way we continually talk about our own inability is an insult to the Creator. O. Chambers. Now here was a different angle. What I’d once considered a humble attitude and drew people toward God, actually slapped the Creator in the face. He’s mighty glad for what He made. The Potter is pleased. God saw […]

So Thankful for What God Hasn’t Done.

He doesn’t treat us as our sins deserve, nor pay us back in full for our wrongs. Psalm 103:10 Far too often my prayers had become weak in praises and, instead, replete with petitions. “Dear God, I need…” And simply altering the focus from requesting tangible things (food, shoes, clothes, etc) to intangible (someone’s salvation […]

But What About Him?

Peter turned and saw that the disciple whom Jesus loved was following them. When Peter saw him, he asked, “Lord, what about him?” Jesus answered, “If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? You must follow Me.” John 21:20a, 21 I’d love to have seen the look in […]

My Concession Speech.

How excruciating it must be for a candidate running for office to face his or her supporters and concede defeat.  Concede (v): to admit Seriously, after months and months enduring a hard fought, nail-biting campaign, seeking to win a position of power, particularly the highest in the land, and then to raise a hand in […]

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