Are you really following Jesus? 3 Tests

Are you really following Jesus? 3 Tests

In the book and movie, “Alice in Wonderland”, Alice finds herself at a fork in the road. As she contemplates her decision, she notices that the Cheshire cat is up in the tree. Undecided, Alice asked the cat, “Which road do I take?” The cat responds, “Where do you want...
Jesus Won’t Abandon You When You’ve Failed

Jesus Won’t Abandon You When You’ve Failed

Do you feel like a failure sometimes? Have you disappointed someone so much that you just felt horrible? The night before I left for college I got in an argument with my dad. I really don’t know what it was about, but I know it had to do with me being an idiot. So I...
Help when life is confusing

Help when life is confusing

Is life confusing? My son, Josh, and his fiancé, Haley, asked me to perform their wedding. I’d done hundreds of weddings, but never one of my children. I can remember how the anxiety of that day brought confusion. I would lay down my Bible and forget where I laid it....
It is easier to wear a cross than bear a cross

It is easier to wear a cross than bear a cross

I love you! Easier said, than done. Do you remember when you first said to your spouse, “I love you.” When Judy and I were dating I knew I loved her. But I wasn’t sure I should tell her. I think it was because telling her was making something very private and personal...
Little Is Much When God Is In It

Little Is Much When God Is In It

One day, a mother was serving her family leftovers. She gave the one portion of spaghetti to her 6 year old son. But her 8 year old son also wanted some. The fussing started. After several unsuccessful attempts to end the dispute, the dad decided on a Biblical...