Terrorists, Movie Stars, Bullies…and Us

Nasim Aghdam was apparently upset with YouTube. So, she went to the YouTube headquarters and shot 3 employees, before taking her own life. What was she upset about? Apparently, she believed that YouTube was ‘censoring’ her posts, restricting the number of people who saw her. Seriously? Seriously! Apparently she was so committed to becoming a […]

One-Legged Ladders and Easter

One-legged ladders: Ineffective and dangerous! I admit that I’ve never tried to use a one-legged ladder–a ladder where a portion of one of the legs is missing. However, I have tried to use an uneven ladder, where one leg is on the ground, and the other leg is a few inches off the ground, because […]

The Humanity of Jesus

Jesus. Son of God. Messiah. Savior and Lord. We often think of Jesus as divine, special and perfect. Rightly so–He is all of those things. But today–the Thursday of Holy Week–is the day that we see Jesus’ humanity in full display also. After all, we know that Jesus knew what was coming. He knew this […]


Courage. One of the characteristics that all of us would love to say we possess… But in moments of darkness, peril, or when confronting evil, courage can be hard to come by. It is in those moments that we realize that courage, if it’s going to be resilient, must come from somewhere deep, deep within–somewhere […]

Can We Be Reasonable?

“Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us.” (1st Peter 2:12) Today’s culture is a tough place. So many people are ‘offended’ by so much. People are governed more by their feelings and emotions than by rational, logical […]

Run Through the Tape!

If you’ve ever been in a race, you know the importance of the Finish Line. If it’s a sprint, then you can see it from the start. If it’s a distance race, you have to visualize it in your mind for most of the race…until the very end. In either case, it’s important that you […]


Legacy.  Usually a word we think of with regard to ‘old people’, those who are retiring, maybe politicians. We usually don’t think of ourselves and a ‘legacy’.  Yet, in reality, you and I–no matter who you are, or how old you are, are absolutely building and leaving a Legacy. The only real question is ‘What […]