Why Risk It?

   [Picture of Andrew Cotton, 34, surfing an 80’ wave off the coast of Portugal in 2014]   I’m not naturally someone who is inclined to activities which are risky.  I don’t spend incredible amounts of money or energy searching for that jolt of fear and adrenaline that follows a free-climb up a sheer rock…

By His Trade …

 Coming to His hometown, He began teaching the people in their synagogue, and they were amazed.  “Where did this man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers?” they asked.  “Isn’t this the carpenter’s son?  Isn’t his mother’s name Mary, and aren’t his brothers James, Joseph, Simon and Judas?  Aren’t all his sisters with us?…

Straight Talk

Let’s get something straight from the outset: I have way more fear for what God thinks of my opinions and actions than I do any person or group of persons in the world. After all, Christ said, “Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid…