Father’s Day

The Lord is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him. Psalms 103:13 (NLT) About a week ago, as I’m writing this, we celebrated Father’s Day here in the USA. The third Sunday of June is a national recognition of the important role that fathers play in shaping theContinue reading “Father’s Day”


Yes, everything else is worthless when compared with the infinite value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. Philippians 3:8 (NLT) I remember when I got my first flip-phone. For those of you who don’t remember them, they are the cell phones which folded in half. So, when you took it out of your pocket, youContinue reading “Value”


A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. Ephesians 6:10-11 (NLT) There is a very real war raging all around us. Though we can’t see it, we can seeContinue reading “Stand!”

Hot Potato

Those who know your name trust in you, for you, O LORD, do not abandon those who search for you. Psalm 9:10 (NLT) When I was a kid, we used to play a game at recess called “Hot Potato.” Maybe you’ve heard of it? If not, here’s what it’s all about. You have an object,Continue reading “Hot Potato”

Slurpee Overflow

And may the Lord make your love for one another and for all people grow and overflow, just as our love for you overflows. 1 Thessalonians 3:12 (NLT) I was a student worker over the summer at my high school, Fresno Adventist Academy, and was one of the few guys who had his driver’s licenseContinue reading “Slurpee Overflow”

You’re a Positive

But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners. Romans 5:8 (NLT) I often times have an exercise I have people work through in a bible study or bible class. It shouldn’t be difficult, but it turns out to be. It’s actually quite simple.Continue reading “You’re a Positive”