Do pitfalls & potholes reveal God?

So why is it we are so bent on a life without conflict if the pastor’s premise is true in that conflict is even a part of the relationship we have with God? According to the pastor, growth does not occur without conflict. The example of an athelete training his or her body for competition is one but many such metaphores that can be used to illustrate this point.

The value of good friends: Priceless!

The value of good friends and people genuine in their sympathy and empathy is beyond measure. You quickly discover who these people are when someone close to you dies. This happened for me this week with the death of my mother. It wasn’t a surprise; in fact it was expected, but it was nevertheless a kick…

Lyrics that help to heal

I’ve always liked music. As a child I fiddled around with the piano and organ. I gave the trumpet a try in the 5th grade before health issues forced me to stop. While I can’t carry a tune in a bucket my iPod has enough music of many genre’s on it that it would take…

Learn to kill your own spiders!

Wow! Where do I begin? That I was intrigued enough to click on a link recently for an article under the following headline: Men — Who Needs Them? doesn’t paint a complete picture as to why I was interested in such an article until you learn that it was published on a website of Focus…

Total tolerance and the travesties that follow

I don’t have to tolerate debauchery, in fact, I refuse to! Moreover, do not ask me to tolerate lies and convince me that truth is subjective. The moral and philosophical claim that there are no absolutes is simply absurd! Real truth does exist. I believe one of the subtleties of Satan is the idea that…

Authentic Christians are attractive

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of KLOVE radio. The tough part is I have access to its signal only a few hours each day while driving truck. I cherish the time I have to listen to Christian radio and to people I seem to connect with on the air. The YouTube video here…