Isaiah 1:18 | Unchanging Reconciliation

There is a common mistake many make when approaching the Bible to learn about God and his nature. That mistake is that the God of the Old Testament is somehow not the same as the God of the New Testament. God is […]

COVID-19

COVID-19 Nature’s Judgement?

The Pope is quoted by a British newspaper as saying the corona-virus pandemic is “certainly nature’s response” to our failures in regard to climate change. I am not Catholic and I am not too familiar with the person of the Pope and […]

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 […]

COVID-19

Day 14 at Home in a COVID-19 World

We have made it to the end of a second week living mostly at home. The impact to the economy is starting to set in. My employer sent notification that all salaried employees will have reduced pay by 20% going forward. I […]

Day 7 at Home in a COVID-19 World

My family has spent a week at home limited with only required trips to the store. All children’s activities, all sports programs, all in dining restaurant services, all church services have been canceled. I worry the lock down will become even more […]

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 […]