Tag: Christian

Witness Well

God Hatches Hope Out of Darkness

We sometimes wonder in life’s struggles, tragic events, or troubling news reports from around the country, “Where are you, God?”  This is especially true during challenging circumstances that we face as individuals or even as a country. My… Read More

Seven Ways to Fight Busyness in our Lives

Martha, the patron saint of busyness, typifies most of us in the western world. Her busy preparations removed her from the presence of Jesus. Luke describes her as “distracted” (Luke 10:40). I can think of no more accurate adjective for busy… Read More

Is God really my co-pilot?

We recognize God as the Master and the Controller of the Universe, Creator of all things, but Christians today have a hard time recognizing God as the Master and Controller of our own daily lives. How can such… Read More

The Ambiguous Religion of Abraham Lincoln

“Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), sixteenth president of the United States, has become a mythic figure in America’s civil religion. Born into relative poverty on the Midwestern frontier, he rose from humble origins through self-discipline, honesty, common sense, a considerable measure… Read More

Behind the Mike: Observations of being a radio show host

For almost nine months, I was the host of a daily radio program called “Treasure Valley Spotlight” that concluded at the end of March this year. From my experience, I would like to share four observations.  These observations… Read More

Rising Above Our Forefathers

People were asking for a change of course in the White House and they elected an untested, charismatic speaker in Barack Obama. People were looking for a change in the economy and a change in the war on… Read More

My personal daily prayer

Heavenly Father, Lord Jesus, Holy Spirit, I come to You again with my personal prayer. By repeating this prayer day after day I want to transform within me a right attitude toward You, deliberately placing You, not myself,… Read More

Faith in Christ is not about doing, but trusting in what has already been done

There was a retired man who asked once about his prospects of going to heaven. He felt his prospects were slim and was resigned to going to hell. He said, “You don’t know some of the terrible things… Read More