Tag: faith

Witness Well

A spiritual lesson from gnats and mosquitos

“As we wait in bank lines, fight traffic, and struggle to make it through each day, it’s hard for us to realize that one day we will reign with Christ.”   (Kevin A. Miller) Can you even imagine what… Read More

Divine Interruptions

When you walk in the spirit, you never quite know when a person is going to pick your fruit. In John 15, Christians are called to remain in Christ – to hold on to His promises – to… Read More

Getting through a spiritual desert

When Jesus tells us to pick up the cross and follow me — you never know where that might take you. For many of us, this journey is rarely filled with spiritual highs and mountaintop experiences.  It is… Read More

Lessons we can learn from John the Baptist

I ran across these thoughts from the world re-known theologian A.W. Tozer on the life of John the Baptist and what we can learn from him. We can note first that John the Baptist was not afraid to… Read More

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