Whine vs. Wine

Foolishness is becoming pervasive today. You see it in the news media and on social media. Almost everyone has an opinion on what is going wrong. They are whining, complaining, and critical, but cannot offer any real lasting solutions. It's hard to find someone being kind and encouraging. The whiners only go on and on … Continue reading Whine vs. Wine

Why do we pray?

I was doing a little light reading during tax season. You know, something different from the tax code.  The following is from Wayne Grudem's Systematic Theology.  Enjoy! God wants us to pray because prayer expresses our trust in God and is a means whereby our trust in him can increase. In fact, perhaps the primary emphasis of … Continue reading Why do we pray?

Soul Simmering Goodness

Sometimes I find God means for me to linger on a certain message until I work through it all. I call it soul simmering. I need to ponder and simmer on it until He deems otherwise. That happened recently when I read a post by Jennifer Arimborgo entitled You're Gonna Want to Write that Down. … Continue reading Soul Simmering Goodness

Thank God, Seasons change

This hot fudge sundae hasn't killed me, so it must be making me stronger. (Tweet from onlyfasteddie) Now that's the kind of suffering I can get behind! There are only two ways this can go my friends. God can save you from suffering, or God can help you through suffering. Either way, there is one … Continue reading Thank God, Seasons change