Growing Up

We have much to say about this, but it is hard to make it clear to you because you no longer try to understand. In fact, though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God’s word all over again. You need milk, not solid…

In A Mystical Moment

I always see television shows portray family trips as horrendous forays the wrong way across the river Styx.  The dad is always intent on driving as many miles a day as possible, refusing to stop for any reason other than fuel.  The mom is always lecturing the rest of the family about togetherness and/or descending…

Stillness …

Just across the street from one of the houses in which I lived while I was a boy was a small forest. It wasn’t anything spectacular, just some small (maybe twenty foot tall), broadleaf trees which grew in an L-shaped, 8-10 acre patch on two sides of the neighborhood. At its widest point it was…

The Least Worst Option

Were you ever unfortunate enough to have a friend who liked Long John Silver’s? You may have been able to finagle your way out of a trip to the place the first or second time he asked you to go with him, but you know that custom and friendship dictates that the third time you…

Not Afraid

I am not afraid. God is in control. Though in only two months our nation will hold an election for President between an egotistical moron on one side and a conniving snake of a criminal on the other. I am not afraid. God is in control. Though the less-damaging choice for President (the egotistical moron)…

Profit

   As a newly-minted sophomore at Harding University, I walked into the theater-style classroom and stepped halfway down the terraces before sliding into a desk near the very center of the room. In most other classes I would have sought a seat in the back corner, near the exit, knowing that I would be anxious…