In Search of Contentment, Pt. 1

Not far from Wilton is a yearly event held unlike anything I ever saw growing up in Southern Ohio.  The spinning of car tires, squealing of train wheels against steel track, horn of tug boats, and paddle churning of riverboats, now that, I am familiar with, but this was a very new experience for me. Continue reading “In Search of Contentment, Pt. 1”

Jesus, The First Missionary

One girl, in an emergency room, through tears while being stitched up expressed to the doctor that she was hoping to get home in time to attend the final night of the missions conference. 

The Critical Eye

The Critical Eye And, behold, there was a man which had his hand withered. And they asked him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath days? that they might accuse him.  And he said unto them, What man shall there be among you, that shall have one sheep, and if it fall intoContinue reading “The Critical Eye”

More Than Death Insurance

More Than Death Insurance “When one asked the salesman what he was selling, he said, “Life insurance.” “That’s not life, but death insurance.” “What do you mean?” “You have to die to win.” “Not always. You get your money back with big interest in 10 or 20 years if you live, but if you dieContinue reading “More Than Death Insurance”

Believers and Tattoos

Believers and Tattoos Should a Christian get a tattoo?  Should we be concerned when someone gets some “ink?”  To answer this, we must understand the origin of tattoos.  Tattoos are nothing new and in fact we see tattoos in the Scripture. According to a report by NPR, “Tattoos have become more common over the pastContinue reading “Believers and Tattoos”

Respecting God’s Way

Respecting God’s Way I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways.  Psalm 119:15 The Bible is an incredible Book that God wrote for His creatures – man.  The Word of God is a pertinent message for humans as we live, work, play, and die in this thing called life. The longestContinue reading “Respecting God’s Way”

We All Start Somewhere

We all Start Somewhere As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:                  1 Peter 2:2 John Maxwell tells this astute story: “A group of tourists visiting a picturesque village walked by an old man sitting beside a fence. In aContinue reading “We All Start Somewhere”

Be Like Zach

Be Like Zach Luke 19:10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost. Remember the days when people would say: “Be like Mike.”  On the basketball court, winning and work ethic could be found in Michael Jordan.  Kids would wear his shoes, shoot the ball like him,Continue reading “Be Like Zach”

How to Know You Are Not Thankful

How to Know You Are Not Thankful Praise ye the LORD. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.  Psalm 106:1 For this posting, you may want to open your Bible to Psalm 106 to follow along in the text. “A man writing at a post-office deskContinue reading “How to Know You Are Not Thankful”