Category Archives: Scripture

Falling in love with God’s Word

Free Life

America is a great place to start a business, and a great place to sell things, though it’s not easy to do so sometimes. People sell anything from Thanksgiving dinners to buy-one-get-one-free oil changes. But there’s a problem that I … Continue reading

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A Cheeseburger Made from Light?

In the Smithsonian today it was reported that scientists at the Imperial College in London have figured out how to create matter directly from pure light. In about a year, if everything goes as planned, they’ll be able to test … Continue reading

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To Have Joy

When I think of joy, I think of bright sunshine and perfect summer days. Sunrises. Dandelions. Golden lanterns. The ability to go anywhere. To have no burden. To have all debts paid. To be forgiven. To be safe to explore, … Continue reading

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On Hope

I find, daily, that my hope is being refined and deepened by suffering. There is not a day that goes by in which I do not suffer in some way, with some anxiety or fear, with the state of the … Continue reading

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My Two Favorite Words

In our American society, we’re taught that we can do it. As Walt Disney once said, “If we can dream it, we can do it.” Our innovation and will have created entire industries, from the Industrial Revolution to the Information … Continue reading

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Anchors Away

An anchor can’t catch a trout, but a hook can. I’ve thought for so long that in order for me to do something great for God I need to have great faith and with it, great hope—hope and faith so … Continue reading

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Is It Worth the Cost?

So often I’ve believed in a dream with everything I’ve had, and in my hope, set goals to see it come true—only to end up watching it fail before my eyes. I’ve felt like a boy who spends a summer … Continue reading

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A Call to Rest

My grandfather was an engineer in the Army in World War II. He was promoted to sergeant. In the days just before the Army pushed across the Rhine into Germany, he was put in charge of clearing a road of … Continue reading

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One Marriage

I am lucky and humbled to be married to my wife Christie. We’re coming up on two years this August. When we exchanged vows on our wedding day (which happens to fall on my birthday—lucky for me!), we entered into … Continue reading

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Tankfull

Life can get me down. Sometimes I just run out of gas. I wind up in a desert. Prickly cacti. Licking lizards. Hot rocks. The burning sun. The whole blue sky baking down.  Sometimes I get restless here. Wanna go … Continue reading

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