Monthly Archives: October 2013

making sure you’re satisfied

When we travel, I frequently use Hotwire.  We’re always pretty satisfied even though they don’t tell you the name of the hotel until you book it.  Hotwire always sends out a survey to see what you liked and didn’t like … Continue reading

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Living by faith takes courage

When we moved here we saw a bird that we’d never seen before.  I finally found out it’s a nuthatch.  They were very skittish and elusive and I would rarely see one and as soon as I did it would … Continue reading

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One day our lives will be exposed

We have a billion or so birds around our home.  We have the bird food only the 1% can afford with the fruit and nuts for Diane’s woodpeckers.  We also have the generic bird food that I can afford, along … Continue reading

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Do I believe Jesus is able to do this?

…Jesus asks me, “Do you believe that I am able to do this?” He never asks me, “Do you believe YOU are able to do this?” Continue reading

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Honoring Jesus with lips, not hearts

These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. Their worship is a farce, for they teach man-made ideas as commands from God. Continue reading

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Be ready when and if God chooses you

Often times it’s not the people with their hand up that God is choosing. Continue reading

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When Satan can get us focused on something (anything) other than what matters

American church meetings will open with a 30 second prayer and then diligently debate dishes for 30 minutes. Continue reading

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So unbelievable that it has to be from God

Build an ark? Sure, I can do that, but all those animals? That seems impossible. Continue reading

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Sometime love has to drive a nail through its own hand

Chris Rice has a song with this title.  The Bible tells us God is Love.  Jesus is God.  Jesus had nails driven through his hands and feet on the cross.  And Scripture tells us that it was God who had … Continue reading

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Ever changing methods, never changing Gospel

Raspberry Beret is not on YouTube. Neither is Party Like it’s 1999, Purple Rain, or When Doves Cry. As it turns out, Prince does not allow his music to be on YouTube. Continue reading

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