Archive for March, 2013

Jeremy Myers is a blogger friend of mine. His BLOG is called ” Till He Comes” and he’s written a book called “The Death and Resurrection of the Church.” He is giving away copies for joining his email list.

He gives away a book every three months or so. Follow the link check and out his book. You can get it for free and if you don’t like it – which I doubt – you can unsubscribe at any time.

What have you got to lose?

We Are Too Comfortable?

Posted: March 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

Wisdom of a Fool” is a blog I frequently read. TC does a great job of making things easy to understand, giving great detail and, often, giving me a much needed “KItP – Kick In the Pants.” This post is no different. In it she requests prayer for two Christ followers that live a way we simply do not understand here in the US – they live in fear for their lives for no other reason than they are Christ followers. (more…)


Posted: March 24, 2013 in Poetry

Unsteady departure – the tracks are just a head. I don’t know which way to turn.
Do we place too much emphasis on the cross? Do we give it too high a place in our system of faith?  I think in some ways we have placed it higher than Christ.  One might almost consider it a “graven image.” (more…)

Refuse God? Not Any More

Posted: March 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

I cannot play guitar. 
Photo By: Thomas Brownell (Creative Commons)
It is not the gift or ability God chose to give me. Despite my best efforts to convince Him that I would be really – really good and use my gifts to glorify Him – I mean what else would I do? (more…)

Three Steps to Better Writing

Posted: March 13, 2013 in Uncategorized
Photo By: Wayseeker2000 (Creative Commons)

For me, writing is a passion – my passion.  I love putting words on paper – or in this case “on screen.”  I love to play with words, to rearrange them and see what new ideas I can come up with. To see how many ways I can say something using fewer words, different words or no…. (more…)

Peter’s Lament

Posted: March 7, 2013 in Poetry

**Peter has long been my favorite apostle. I feel that I most closely relate with him. He was brash and impulsive at times ready to storm the gates of Hell for Jesus – then there’s the denial. The life, mistakes and redemption of Peter is a lesson to us all about how God can use you – and me – despite our mistakes – not matter how many or often we make them.

The following is what I imagine was going through Peter’s head on the day of Christ’s crucifixion. 

As always please let me know what you think of Peter, your life as it relates or the piece itself.


You Can Trust the Bible

Posted: March 2, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Not too long ago, I had a conversation about the importance of the Bible with regard to faith and salvation and I think I may have indicated that salvation could be obtained without the Bible.
I feel like I need to clarify what I meant to say and where I stand on that matter.
First, I believe that the Bible is the inspired, inerrant word of God.   (more…)