Stop being AWOL: Let’s train to win

Back in the 1990s I was one of the legion of men who attended Promise Keepers events in large sporting stadiums. The smallest venue I attended was at the Oakland coliseum, where the A’s and Raiders play ball. Just two years earlier, in 1995, I’d rode with a group of guys from a small town…

An old command with a new twist

When Jesus issued a new command to love one another to his disciples during the Last Supper, his order wasn’t that they go out and buy something for their girlfriends or wives; nor was he suggesting that they spring for dinner and the latest form of entertainment for some cute Jewish girl that might have…

Forgetting our past

So which is it? Is it easier to forgive ourselves when we err, or to forgive others of their misgivings and sins? Are we really our own worst enemies? How is it I can remember my every shortcoming and sin, but I can’t remember where I put my keys?