Life in a Washing Machine

Life in a Washing Machine

During a Black Friday sale last year, Cindy and I bought a new washing machine. We decide to replace our front loader with a top loader. One surprising feature of our new washing machine is that it has a clear glass lid. Therefore, you can see what’s happening to the...
Jesus is Better

Jesus is Better

I have recently begun a study of the book of Hebrews with one of my discipleship partners. As Iwas working, reading through this powerful and intriguing epistle, I was struck with howpertinent the content of Hebrews is to our present situation. While we do not know...
The Days Following

The Days Following

Jn 20:19-21; Mt 28:18-20 The days following Jesus’ death and crucifixion were some of the lowest and highest points in each of the disciple’s life. For many of the disciples, they spent close to three years witnessing Jesus share God’s Word, heal the broken, and...
Will You Be Still and Know?

Will You Be Still and Know?

Another mandate to stay home. Another news conference giving dire statistics. Another reason that I wished that I hadn’t turned on the news. On the day to day, I seem to be doing fine, and I know without a shadow of doubt that it’s because God’s grace is sufficient...
Everything Changes

Everything Changes

Every Few Years… Everything Changes As I sit here in my office, on the 3rd of a new year – a new decade, I’m reminded of one simple truth I learned long ago. Every few years… everything changes. It’s true… an absolute fact. Unchangeable. Unstoppable. No matter your...
Let’s Be the Hands and Feet of Jesus

Let’s Be the Hands and Feet of Jesus

As an employee of a ministry like Street Hope TN, I often receive comments from others, such as, “it takes a really special person to do what you do.” But, I have to confess to you all that I am by no means a special person. In fact, I am wicked in my own flesh (Jer...