The Storms are Raging!

Oh. My. Goodness! As I sit here on a Friday afternoon I take a quick look at the news headlines: Politically, there are Special Prosecutors, accusations of double standards against President Trump, accusations of Double standards in favor of the President, Democrats against Republicans…Immigration…Economy…Taxes…you get the idea. In other news, there’s graphic video of theContinue reading “The Storms are Raging!”

Passionate…for What?

Passion…the ‘zest’ in life, the energy behind what we do, the ‘umph’ to get us up and pursuing something when it’s not convenient. If you have Passion for something, you will ‘go after it‘. You will dedicate yourself to pursuing it. Oftentimes, our ‘passions’ are for things like goals–a degree, a level of income, anContinue reading “Passionate…for What?”

Playing for the Wrong Audience

The Wrong Tune… There’s a great scene in the old Blues Brothers movie (John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd) where they ‘substitute themselves’ for the band which has been scheduled at a rough country bar. They come out with their typical (and great, imo) ‘blues’ intro and are greeted by…crickets. Nothing. No welcome, no applause. ItContinue reading “Playing for the Wrong Audience”

Our Response

“God’s kindness is intended to lead us to repentance.” (Romans 2:4) We often mistake the kindness of God to mean that it really doesn’t matter to Him what we do. We take His grace and mercy for granted, and assume that we can just ‘do what we want’ and we’ll be forgiven later. As theContinue reading “Our Response”