Spirit-led Living

Romans 8:12-17 (ESV) “So then, brothers, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh.  (13) For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.  (14) For all who are led by […]

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Osama Bin Laden is Dead. . . but the Cancer Remains

“The surgery was a success.  We removed a large, cancerous tumor.  Osama bin Laden is dead.” Did you get all the cancer? “No, but we did remove a substantial part. However, we know that there are other tumors, there are other cancerous cells still actively at work.” Will we be able to remove the rest […]

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If I have not love, I gain nothing.

God wants to guard your heart. He desires to protect you from pursuing a path that will hurt yourself and others. He is asking you to consider his way, his perspective. God is reality. He is the author of beauty, love, and life. God knows us better than we know ourselves. God sees, God knows, […]

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The secret about The Secret!

(A friend recently asked me about The Secret.  So I thought I’d reprint this article a wrote awhile back) Confronting The Secret by Doug Bursch Recently, Oprah Winfrey has been pushing The Secret.  The Secret is a masterfully marketed repackaging of some very old ideas.  What started as a movie and book by Rhonda Byrne […]

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The power of a beautiful song

I enjoy emotional music.  In fact, I’m a sucker for a good soundtrack.  The plot, acting, and special effects might stink to high heaven, but if the movie is scored by John Williams I’ll let it slide.  My cynicism is no match for an evocative weepy violin crescendo.  Consequently, I’ve teared up at the climax […]

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Overcoming Overwhelming

It’s easy to get overwhelmed.  Many problems in life are overwhelming.  Some of us have been avoiding our snail mail.  Our mail box is stuffed full of bills like a collection agency piñata.  Our credit cards are winning.  Our bank accounts are losing.  Savings is nothing more than a category on our bank statements.  The […]

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Huffington Post Paying Bloggers with Sandwiches (April Fools’ Day)

In an April Fools’ Day surprise, Arianna Huffington, president and editor in chief of Huffington Post Media Group, announced today that her company will start paying non-staff contributors and bloggers for their content. In recent months, Arianna Huffington has faced pressure from freelance journalists who are frustrated with the Huffington Post’s unwillingness to pay for […]

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Being Relevant isn’t Cool!

Although I’m not much of a wordsmith, I do enjoy the power of words. It is fascinating how the turn of a phrase or the substitution of just one word can make the difference between laughter and the absence of laughter. This is one of the main reasons I never use the word prostrate in […]

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