A Journey to the Cactus League

     In early March, Marian and I hitched up the wagon via American Airlines and headed to Arizona for time in the sun, a little baseball and some relaxation. A new experience for both of us. We’ve never vacationed in the land of the sun, but we came to enjoy the warm...

A Treasure Map to the “Fear of the Lord”

The topic of the “fear of the Lord” is not one you hear a great deal about today. Can’t remember the last time I heard a sermon on the subject, a message at a conference or even anything on talk radio. It may be passé within modern Christianity. Hopefully, my...

A Man of the Word

“Dusty Bible, Dirty Life”. Those words were spoken by a speaker at a men’s conference I attended and they stuck with me. The four words painted a mental picture; one where a Bible is sitting on the shelf buried in dust with cobwebs attached. That picture was...

A Man with a Plan

A colleague of mine many years ago recommended a book to me called “The Gift of Fear.” Now there’s an oxymoron.   Rather difficult to ever see “fear” as a gift, right? Personally, that’s something I seek to avoid, not embrace. Yet the author went on to explain via...

The Inevitability of the Necessary

During my freshman year of college, my parents moved to a ranch house on the edge of the town. Across the street from their new home was the city cemetery. A place that is an integral part of small town America, a destination of frequent visitation throughout the...

In the beginning…….

Recently, I asked our daughters if they remembered what “sticker” was identified with the Scripture verse, Genesis 1:1. They all responded with the “snail” sticker. Now you are likely wondering what in the world is he talking about! Well, you have to go back to the...

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