Sermon To Lie or Tell the Truth is a Choice

God’s basics are equally available to all people, like honesty. Honesty is a character choice. When we look in the mirror, do we see an honest person? We can if we choose. This comes into full view by how we choose to talk about other people. So in Q&A with God, the Lord answered – […]

How Did This Happen?

Do you remember when you realized your parents weren’t invincible? Maybe it was a parent falling perilously ill, losing a job, or a marriage unravelling. These kinds of things aren’t supposed to happen to Mom and Dad, or to whomever was a primary caregiver growing up. The comforting illusion of our parents as bulletproof is […]

Soul Resonating Truth in the Twenty-First Century

Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:1-9b I was sitting in a coffee shop when over the sound system something powerful happened. I know it was just a recording. I know it was just a song being played from an internet radio station. But the sounds coming forth were reverberating deep within my chest. Emotions that had laid […]

Speaking Truth To Power

In the movie, A Few Good Men, the climactic final court scene unfolds between Col. Nathan Jessep (played by Jack Nicholson) and Lt. Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise). Lt. Kaffee knows the only way for his client to stand a chance is if he can bait Col. Jessep into confessing the truth. Lt. Kaffee: “I want […]

The Kingdom, Built To Last

21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many […]