Contextual Truth

Monday, August 01, 2022
Some time ago I began noticing familiar Scripture verses cited for situations or applications different from which they were originally intended. When this happens, the passage is “out-of-context”.You Shall Know... Read More


Thursday, July 14, 2022
June 1, 2022 represents the half-way mark in an already busy, transitional year for our family. One of my children is moving out of state, while another moves back to... Read More

Barefoot and Blessed

Friday, July 01, 2022
Early in the morning, long before the day breaks (3:30am), with coffee in one hand and Bible in the other I am ready for my morning conversation with my heavenly... Read More

Our Fantastic Future

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
More and more often these days I find myself turning off the TV, or not turning it on at all. Maybe, like me, you have made a conscious decision to... Read More

Pocket-Sized Hermeneutics

Wednesday, June 01, 2022
In the Spring of 2007 I was studying Biblical Hermeneutics at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. My professor was Dr. Siegfried Schatzmann, who would retire the following year. I’d like the... Read More

A Fresh Start

Sunday, May 15, 2022
What is a fresh start? One way it can be defined is to start something again in a completely new and different way after being unsuccessful. It can also be... Read More

This Side of the Cross

Sunday, May 01, 2022
Easter is over. Colored eggs and bunny decorations are put away until next year. The pastels and pretty things may be for our children or hold-overs from childhood; but their... Read More


Sunday, April 17, 2022
The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified.He is not here, for he has risen,as he said. Come,... Read More

Who Were Those Women?

Friday, April 15, 2022
Some women were watching from a distance (Mark 15:40, NIV).After completing a two-year sojourn through My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers*, I struggled with his challenge to “get... Read More

Mandatum Novum

Thursday, April 14, 2022
My childhood was filled with special church events and services. We moved a lot, and consequently were involved with a variety of denominations, each with their own take on Christmas... Read More