New for October

The Future of Crying

It’s okay to cry. Perhaps the most obvious verse to prove this is John 11:35, “Jesus wept.” And not only did Jesus cry, so did the the apostle Paul. Therefore be alert, remembering that for three years I did not cease night or day to admonish...

Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit

“My head’s kind of spinning,” my friend said as we turned to walk up the steps to yet another house in my neighborhood. We had just knocked on 5 or 6 doors hoping to engage people about their spiritual beliefs and experiences. This time out, we...

It’s About Christ

When the forlorn disciples met up with Jesus following His resurrection, it made the short trip from Jerusalem to Emmaus much more pleasant. Before revealing who He was and that indeed the Christ was alive from the dead, Jesus talked with them as a fellow pilgrim...

Bearing with the Failings of the Weak

A confident man once invited the most inexperienced person in the church out for evangelism at a local park. On the drive over, they prayed and strategized a few conversation starters. The inexperienced member remained a bit fuzzy on what passages of Scripture to reference, and...

The Ticket

I got a traffic ticket last night, my first in about ten years. I wasn’t speeding or running stop signs or driving with expired registration. I neglected to use my turn signal . . . while stopping to make a right turn at a red light...