At the 2018 Golden Globe Awards Oprah Winfrey said, "What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have." "Your truth?" I heard Dr. Paul Copan speak at a conference held on the campus of a local university. He is a brilliant philosopher and defender of the … Continue reading Should everyone be able to claim their own truth?
How I Survived the Worst Day of My Life
In 2014, a year after my son took his life, a regional magazine asked me if I would consider writing about that experience. The online link to that article is no longer available, so I've included the text below. Of note, a gentleman in a local retail store stopped me and asked, "Are you Nick … Continue reading How I Survived the Worst Day of My Life
The Privilege of Drawing Near to God (and what it cost)
There are people in important roles whose office I could call today and be told either it will be days or weeks before I can see them, or that I can’t see them at all. Not so with the God. The Old Testament Law was given by God not to make us perfect by "checking … Continue reading The Privilege of Drawing Near to God (and what it cost)
What Price Are You Willing to Pay for Biblical Truth?
A Nugget of Truth from this past week's time of Learning: John 8-9 What price are you willing to pay to stand up for biblical truth? Take the two most combustible issues of the day: sexuality & the rights of the unborn. Are you willing to pay the price for biblical truth? It will cost … Continue reading What Price Are You Willing to Pay for Biblical Truth?
The Bible: Our True North
In this social media/personal opinion driven culture we are in desperate need of truth. (Especially during election years.) “What is truth?”, Pilate asked Jesus. The great theologian, Foghorn Leghorn, used to say, “It’s more confusing than a termite in a yo-yo - which way is up?” Satan is a smooth operator. He usually includes a … Continue reading The Bible: Our True North