Is he SMOOTH??

A little girl asked her mother, “Can I go outside and play with the boys?” Her mother replied, “No, you can’t play with the boys, they’re too rough.” The little girl thought about it for a few moments and asked, “If I find a smooth one, can I play with him?” In our home the answer would be, “No, there …

When they don’t even believe what they believe!

Occasionally even the comedian is stunned into soberness. I have been startled by a change slowly destroying our culture. I have wondered as I watch relativism envelope us like a malignant cancer, what happens when a generation of young people refuse to stand up for what they believe? Even worse, what happens when that same generation ceases to believe in …

How does one speak in a Castle?

How does one speak in a Castle? The same way one should speak from any platform. “CLEARLY” Almost one hundred years ago, J. H. Jowett, a professor at Yale university, put it this way. “I have a conviction that no sermon is ready for preaching, not ready for writing out, until we can express its theme in a short, pregnant …

Breaking Addictions

My daughter Traci has been trying unsuccessfully for months to break my granddaughter, Jadyn, of her addiction to a pacifier. Without the pacifier there was no sleep for Jadyn or anyone within hearing range. Within seconds of getting the pacifier she was sound asleep. This pacifier was the “Ambien” of toddler world. Yesterday I received a picture from Traci with …

On top of the World

I spent this weekend with world class skier, mountain climber, Eric Alexander and his wife Amy. Eric was a vital part of the team that led his blind friend Erik Weihenmayer to the top of Mount Everest. His story of this adventure is one of the most inspirational I have heard. Eric is a believer who artfully shares his faith …