Wheat or Chaff

Before I sat down to write this final word on the Book of James, I re-read through the five chapters and my highlighted notes.  What struck me was how perfectly James’ words speak to the state of our current world.  In February 2020, as news of the Covid19 virus started coming in from around the world weContinue reading “Wheat or Chaff”

The Strong, Silent Type

When I think of shepherds, the farmer in the movie “Babe” comes to mind.  He had complete control over his flock with simple grunts, murmurs, or hand motions.  The farm animals look at him like a god.  But then there was Babe, the pig.  He wanted more.  As a pig he was supposed to simply eat and get fat.  His futureContinue reading “The Strong, Silent Type”

Our 24/7 Tutor

At a time when attending school is so wrapped up in politics and fear I am struck with the idea of Jesus being the greatest Life Tutor of all.  He is available 24/7 – both through remote learning and face-to-face.  It’s no wonder the Bible was used as a teaching tool throughout history.  Horace Mann, considered the “fatherContinue reading “Our 24/7 Tutor”

Praise At The Ready

Day 12 You never know when you will have the opportunity to share your faith.  God will place people in your lives that He wants you to share your love for Him.  We must always be ready.  And although you are not responsible for the path they eventually take, God calls us to take even the smallestContinue reading “Praise At The Ready”