Keep me from lying to myself; give me the privilege of knowing your instructions.Psalm 119:29 (NLT) My 25-year reunion for my high school graduating class was a couple of years ago. Not a whole lot of our class showed up, apparently. (I wouldn’t know, I didn’t go!) So, a couple of my classmates took it... Continue Reading →


How great is our Lord! His power is absolute! His understanding is beyond comprehension!Psalm 147:5 (NLT) Have you ever met a toddler who loved to tell stories? I’ve had my fair share of connections with these tiny-tale-spinners. What generally starts out as an easy to follow story takes a turn somewhere and begins to wander... Continue Reading →

One Word

But may all who search for you be filled with joy and gladness in you. May those who love your salvation repeatedly shout, "The LORD is great!"Psalm 40:16 (NLT) In the decade God has blessed me with ministry I’ve probably preached around 300-400 sermons. As I look back on my list of titles, there were... Continue Reading →

Grip Strength

“From eternity to eternity I am God. No one can snatch anyone out of my hand. No one can undo what I have done.”Isaiah 43:13 (NLT) There is a show that has been airing for several seasons on TV called American Ninja Warrior. The concept is that contestants must navigate a series of obstacles and... Continue Reading →

Memory Loss

I—yes, I alone—will blot out your sins for my own sake and will never think of them again.Isaiah 43:25 (NLT) The other day, I was thinking back on an episode in my career as a businessman. From my office, I could hear one of my coworkers yelling at one of my employees. This was not... Continue Reading →

The Lord of Peace

Now may the Lord of peace himself give you his peace at all times and in every situation. The Lord be with you all.2 Thessalonians 3:16 (NLT) In my former life as a business manager there were a lot of stresses in life. Customers needed to be met with, most of who wanted to gripe... Continue Reading →

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