Lifeguard

When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown.Isaiah 43:2 (NLT) During my college years, I used to earn some cash each summer by lifeguarding at a local swimming pool in Fresno, California. I can tell you that lifeguarding at a pool... Continue Reading →

Sorry, I Forgot

Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.Lamentations 3:23 (NLT) “Sorry, I forgot.” Maybe you’ve heard that excuse before. If you are a parent or teacher, you’ve probably heard it hundreds, maybe thousands of times. Usually this phrase is uttered when someone forgets to do a chore, complete a homework assignment, skips an... Continue Reading →

Misrepresentation

Often times people represent themselves as something they are not. They are experts, they are knowledgeable, they are trustworthy, they are your friend. While they say all of these things, their actions betray them. It turns out that how they represent themselves is not actually who they are. They are a fraud. This, in turn, causes us to lose trust in people.

Take My Word for It

I am counting on the Lord; yes, I am counting on him. I have put my hope in his word.Psalm 130:5 (NLT) My coach in high school was talking to us one day about this great opportunity that had been given to him. He had received an invitation to a very special program which would... Continue Reading →

Getting Stood Up

God is not a man, so he does not lie. He is not human, so he does not change his mind. Has he ever spoken and failed to act? Has he ever promised and not carried it through? ~ Numbers 23:19 (NLT)

Trust Issues

Those who know your name trust in you, for you, O Lord, do not abandon those who search for you. ~ Psalm 9:10 (NLT)

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