Everyday Should Be Memorial Day

I realize that Memorial Day has passed, but I think EVERYDAY is a good day to remember and honor an American Soldier! So, while we remember the fallen, here is my personal ‘thank you’ to every Veteran and active duty soldier reading this. Words cannot express my gratitude for your service to our great Country. …

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Let’s Face It

In a world of facebook, face-time, and facial recognition it seems like the human face is pretty important to our culture. Encyclopedia.com describes it this way, “The human face is commonly seen as the key to identifying individuals.” This fact is no more evident then when someone is arrested. Two things happen right away: they …

Witness Means Martyr

(written on October 3, 2015) Since the recent killing of ten Christians in Oregon, I’ve heard many believers question whether they would be courageous enough to confess Jesus if it meant certain death. I think there's genuine fear in their question. In light of that, I would like to build up our faith in this …

A Tale of Two Preachers

Once there were two preachers.   One man had already been following the call of God for quite some time. He’s currently been enduring a trial where he has been bounced around to several different audiences and officials for over two years. He’s innocent, but because he’s been preaching the message God told him to …

Assembly Required

Did you ever buy a bicycle from the store? If it’s in a box, you know you can’t just pour the parts out on the floor and expect it to make itself into a ride-able bike, right? Of course we don’t expect that to happen. I remember my Dad trying to put together a 10 …

Never Give Up

I was a bad teenager. Many would have considered me a lost cause. I was an outcast, mostly of my own doing. I didn’t realize it, but this “black sheep” mentality had become a huge part of my life. I even had a profile picture of a black sheep on Facebook that represented me. Today, …

Shining the Light

A missionary disguised as a.... Not long ago, I was a missionary disguised as a sick person. I had been having some mysterious health problems for about two and a half months, and I had decided, along with the counsel from others, to go directly to the hospital. As I was contemplating this scenario, I …