When We Look More Like Pharisees Than Jesus

A Brief Biblical Principle from our lesson on John 8:1-11: NOTE: I am well aware of the debate as to whether or not this particular passage was in the autographs/originals when written by the hand of John.  I did cover this topic at length in class.  I will address it in a blog later on.  … Continue reading When We Look More Like Pharisees Than Jesus

I Can Only Imagine (movie): Review

I encourage you to go see it for the following reasons, followed by a word of caution: Unlike some Christian-themed films, this one is in no way manipulative, coercive or sensationalized. Not once will you feel "preached to." The director has done a masterful job of making this a film simply about the story of … Continue reading I Can Only Imagine (movie): Review

Not Guilty (For those living under the crippling weight of guilt.)

We've all blown it in one way or another. And when we do blow it, Satan dispatches a battalion of demons assigned to deceive us, relentlessly filling our mind with this lie:  your failures define you. For those who succumb to that lie, what follows is a life lived under a crippling mentality of  oppressive … Continue reading Not Guilty (For those living under the crippling weight of guilt.)

A Literal Picture of Amazing Grace: How I Forgave My Dad

The date was November 22, 1998, just south of Stamford, TX. After going for 10 years without having heard from my dad or knowing where he was, the Lord brought us together at my granddad's (his dad's) funeral where I had the opportunity to tell him something very important: I'd forgiven him. Next only to … Continue reading A Literal Picture of Amazing Grace: How I Forgave My Dad