Tag: Heavenly Father

Witness Well

Which is better – a deathbed conversion or trying to live a godly life?

The answer may not be as obvious as you think. And that’s just it. It all depends on how you think. Do you approach life and your relationship with Christ as an elder brother or a younger brother?

Finding My Father in My Golf Swing

I couldn’t believe what I was watching on the video!

The Apple of God’s Eye

A father plunks a small child onto his lap and proclaims, “You are the apple of my eye.” A simple phrase. Hidden underneath these words are depths of meaning that exposes a tender heart absorbed by love. It is a proclamation of a promise to protect and to provide. They are words that are choked …

Three benefits when we trust God to handle logistics

Planning a family reunion. Organizing a Christmas office party. Event managers pay attention to details. Pages of to-do lists wait to be checked off. Many years ago, I was involved in event management for a large university in California. Over 40,000 people would converge on a Saturday to watch their beloved team crush an opponent …

What is it like to be God for a day?

We receive a picture in the gospels of what it’s truly like to be God. Instead of a Heavenly Father who sits on the throne bestowing goodness and justice, we see a waiting God who is constantly being rejected by his children. Instead of anger and frustration, we see amazing love and patience for those who continually turn their back on him.

Comprehending the sobering reality of eternal hell

Sometimes a person will say, “I don’t mind going to hell because all of my friends are going there anyway.” Or, another person may state, “A loving God would never send anyone to hell.” The Bible makes is pretty clear that there is an eternal existence of hell and it’s someplace that you want to …

Unexpected gifts that bring God the most pleasure

I just got home from Wal-Mart where my wife and I bought a new 18-speed bicycle for my daughter.