The Heart of God Still

Jesus had been dealing with antagonists for three years now on this day it seems a planned attack was under way… Matthew records several confrontations between Jesus and these opponents. The chief priests question His authority to teach the kingdom in the...

Love Wins in the End

A father stood along the fence line at a rodeo in Belton, Texas last month watching his son in a bull riding competition. His son was thrown from the bull and lay on the ground unresponsive as the bull stormed around the arena looking for someone to attack. That’s...

Lightning Strikes

 I was introduced this week to the story of Roy Sullivan. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, he is the person on the planet who survived the most lightning strikes. Roy was hit by lightning seven times. He suffered injuries of several kinds as one bolt...

Reaching The Mark

How do you measure a life? As a boy, I loved the measurement defined by the marks on the doorpost. I grew quickly, I was within an inch of my present height in 8th grade. So, I could see my progress over the months. I caught up to my mother’s height in grade school...

Reaching the Mark

How do you measure a life? As a boy, I loved the measurement defined by the marks on the doorpost. I grew quickly, I was within an inch of my present height in 8th grade. So, I could see my progress over the months. I caught up to my mother’s height in grade school...

Trunk Lawn

When my wife and I were in college together she had two horses. The horses were boarded on campus, and since she worked and took classes at the farm. As a result, she could take care of the horses easily. During that time, I would occasionally ride the trails around...