Battle of the Backpacker

"Give your burdens to the Lord, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall." --Psalm 55:22 (NLT) Starting in a solemn tone, Mike spoke. "I’ll come straight to the point. Wouldn’t you agree that as best friends, we have always been able to talk about everything?" [...]

By | 2020-03-29T00:45:44+00:00 March 29th, 2020|Faith and Inspiration|0 Comments

A Biblical View on the Coronavirus

"Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank Him for all He has done." --Philippians 4:6 (NLT) During these very uncertain and trying times, there's a lot of speculation and panic going on. Many people are asking if the Coronavirus is a judgment from God, while others are [...]

By | 2020-03-21T22:40:21+00:00 March 21st, 2020|Faith and Inspiration|0 Comments

Always a Home with God (repost)

"... For God has said, “I will never fail you. I will never abandon you.” --Hebrews 13:5 (NLT) Have you ever experienced the wonderful feeling of coming home from a vacation? After being away for a few days (or maybe a week or two), you can finally revel in the familiarity and comforts of home [...]

By | 2020-03-14T20:30:11+00:00 March 14th, 2020|Faith and Inspiration|0 Comments

The Winner’s Walk

"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful." --2 Timothy 4:7 (NLT) When we think of a winner, we often think of someone who beat the odds. While that is certainly true, I would like to talk about the two ways of becoming a winner. One is [...]

By | 2020-03-08T03:00:22+00:00 March 8th, 2020|Faith and Inspiration|0 Comments

Split the Banana Club

"God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs." --Matthew 5:3 (NLT) According to the magazine Psychology Today, happiness is both electrifying and elusive. The author of this article says that this quality of being seems to be linked to satisfaction and contentment. But please [...]

By | 2020-02-29T23:34:38+00:00 February 29th, 2020|Faith and Inspiration|0 Comments

Diamonds From the Dollar Store

"I am the LORD, and I do not change. That is why you descendants of Jacob are not already destroyed." --Malachi 3:6 (NLT) One afternoon many years ago, my wife Stephanie was out shopping at the mall with her mother when Mom decided to get her wedding ring cleaned. My wife was also wearing a [...]

By | 2020-02-22T18:05:56+00:00 February 22nd, 2020|Faith and Inspiration|0 Comments