Psalm Saturday | God Delivers on His Promises

It is believed that worshippers recited the songs of ascent as they journeyed up the road to Jerusalem to celebrate their annual religious festivals. The author of Psalm 132 calls on fellow Israelites to beseech God in prayer for blessings upon their nation because of David’s faithful commitment to God. David had made great sacrifices […]

Read More…

Shine: Dare to be Different

It can be easy to get down on yourself. Most of us experience highs and lows during our journey. What God values is different than what society holds in high regard. Not always, but usually. Looking around, we get caught up in the comparison trap. We yearn for yesterday or hunger for tomorrow while missing […]

Read More…

My Two Cents: Be All In

Recently, after attending an Easter celebration at my alma mater, Dallas Baptist University, Sweet T and I drove through the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Terri’s mom, Joyce, accompanied us that evening. We were in awe of all the rows of headstones marking lives of service and sacrifice. Memorial Day is a federal holiday set aside […]

Read More…

Why Good Friday Matters

Tomorrow, March 30, 2018, is Good Friday. Kids all around the country will be out for school, enjoying an extra day to play with friends. Families around the globe will be shopping for chocolate, boiling eggs, and traveling in preparation for gatherings with loved ones. My German family members are gathering near Frankfurt, Germany to […]

Read More…

For the Love of a Lost Sheep Wandering Astray

Parables are simple stories illustrating a moral or spiritual lesson. Jesus loved using parables to teach lessons. The Scriptures, primarily in the Gospels, contain many of these stories that Jesus told. During his earthly ministry, Jesus called the poor and needy to salvation. Many Gentiles fell into this group of people. The Gospel writer Luke […]

Read More…

Finding the Answer in a World Burning with Questions

People are battling discouragement and are seeking encouragement. They want to see change and experience transformation. People are hurting. Lacking confidence many are searching for answers in a world burning with questions. So who can you turn to for hope amid the struggles that accompany our journey in a seemingly upside-down, chaotic world? Jesus. The […]

Read More…