Heart of Kindness

Heart of Kindness

There is a wonderful lesser known story of King David that I love which shows his heart of kindness really well. The story is told in 2 Samuel 9 about a lame guy named Mephibosheth. After David had ascended the throne and was fully in control of all of Israel he...
Time Passes Either Way

Time Passes Either Way

Have you ever had a dream to do something but time passes and you never do it? Finally the dream becomes a shadow. It just doesn’t seem possible anymore. Too much time has passed and it seems too late to start. When I was in my early twenties I let quite a few...
How Big Is Your Bottle? – Psalm 56:8

How Big Is Your Bottle? – Psalm 56:8

“You number my wanderings; put my tears into your bottle; are they not in your book?” (Psalm 56:8) So God is keeping track of every where I go and every tear I shed? Are there any of us who have no tears? Who has not experienced pain, tragedy,...
Don’t Forget to Ask

Don’t Forget to Ask

This Wake Up Call is courtesy of my daughter Jessica from several years ago after a wonderful trip to Hawaii. At the time she badly needed it after two years in graduate school. Jessica is fairly athletic; she snow skies, water skies, etc. so when she was given the...
Lone Wolf-Easy Target – John 10:10

Lone Wolf-Easy Target – John 10:10

Do you know any lone wolf Christians? I know a man who has made a genuine commitment to Christ but he does not attend any church. He used to but he dropped out for some reason. He does not attend any small fellowship group or Bible study and he does not have a...
What Kind of God? – Luke 12:7

What Kind of God? – Luke 12:7

According to polls, the majority of people believe in God but what kind of God do they believe in? A remote God? Many people seem to believe that yes, there is a God, but he is not interested in what goes on with us here on earth. He made it and now he just lets it...