Romans 4:21 says, “...because he was fully convinced that what He had promised He was also able to perform.” It might not be in every detail, in the form that we expect it. But that is an important point, because the road to something being accomplished is often shorter and simpler than we think. God … Continue reading Sooner and Simpler
It is possible to be so devout that it is counter-productive... probably about where the line blurs between 'serving God' and gratifying your own impulse to feel like you are being or doing good enough.
I recently moved out of my hometown where I had served on the local fire department for the last four and a half years. It was a small department located just outside of a village of about 400. Our coverage area was 54 square miles (one and a half townships), plus providing aid to other … Continue reading On Being a Firefighter
I write this as a dating adult, not under the restraints of parental rules. That is my disclaimer here. These are not one-size-fits-all strategies, but these principles are what worked for my wife and I leading up to our marriage. These are insights gained from personal experience. -Rely on the grace of God. I do … Continue reading Approaches to Purity
Ever since I wrote The Wrong Question , I have thought that it might warrant further clarification. In putting forth the thoughts that I did, I had no intention of dismissing or casting aside the Bible. However, the fact that I should feel compelled to make a statement of faith in the Bible is a problem. … Continue reading Addendum to “The Wrong Question”