Romans

Romans 12:10 | How to Outdo Everyone

“Hold my beer…” is a joke that is usually followed by someone doing something terribly stupid. Alcohol does impair judgment and matched with the nature of people wanting to one up someone else leaves us with a result that is going to […]

Romans 5:12 | The real OS (Original Sin)

Sin is back and is now being embraced into the cultural language. George Clooney, the actor, on a publicity tour for his philanthropic efforts has labeled racism as America’s original sin. “We come up short a lot—race being our great original sin […]

Romans 7:1 | When in Rome

There is an idiom “when in Rome” that means when you visit or travel to a location that you should try, adopt, or live with the norms of that society. While you are in a country be it your own or one […]

Romans 5:17 | Change your Family Tree

We are in a predicament. You and I, dear reader, are both born into a broken family. Now I work hard to show everyone that my family has it all together but the reality that I know and the reality my family […]

Romans 4:16 | Faithful Loving Children

God has made many promises that are recorded in the Bible. Maybe the most important of all those promises is the promise made to Abraham about a future nation. Abraham is the father of the Jewish peoples and they recognize him as […]

Romans 3:4 | God is Justified

Is God of the Bible true? Is God trustworthy? These are big questions that if they are to be answered then God himself would need to provide the answer. He can’t remain silent on this topic. The good news is that God […]

Romans 2:24 | Don’t be a Jerk

I am not a people person. What I mean is that I am a shy introvert. I am more comfortable behind a keyboard than at a social gathering. Yet God has asked me to be uncomfortable and to reach outside my family […]

Romans 2:1 | No Excuse Judgment

I would hate to be a judge. I can’t imagine presiding over a court where the judgment might alter life of an individual forever. Sentencing someone to life in prison is harsh. What kind of hope and what kind of future is […]

Romans

Romans 1:8 | Faith Recognized

What kind of Christianity do you practice? Freewheeling anything goes or rigid rules driven judgements? Critics of Christianity paint Christians as cold judgmental rule keeping hypocrites and those that want Christianity portrayed in a positive light make Christianity out to be a […]

Romans

Romans 10:8 | Spoken Commitment from the Heart

This year will be the 19th anniversary that I have been married to my friend, companion, and wife. We have lived some awesome days and some incredibly blessed days together. These last few years have not been as much fun for various […]