A Wider Angle
October 2nd, 2022
In the 1960s, fledgling TV station ABC took a risk and signed a contract to televise NCAA football games. College sports was a challenging and risky contract because most people, other than a few die-...
September 25th, 2022
In the passage below (Matthew 15:21-28), Jesus makes the emphatic statement that he loves it when we have "Great Faith ": 21 Leaving that place, Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. 22 A Ca...
September 17th, 2022
Few things in life give deep, abundant joy, most of which occur after moments of great sacrifice and selflessness. However, God has reserved one particular pleasure for all who know Him. In the Church...
Above and Beyond
September 10th, 2022
Below are six everyday things you can do to play your part in God's great missionary adventure and live above and beyond.1) Be the answer to your prayers!Jesus wants to change the world, and he w...
Checking the Batteries
September 3rd, 2022
Last week a nasty storm blew through Central Florida, knocking trees onto homes, separating limbs from trees, and leaving tens of thousands of homes without power. Ours was one of the homes that lost ...
Open Eyed God
August 27th, 2022
God wants to use our eyes and shape our vision towards seeing Jesus more clearly. God's eyes are everywhere (Hebrews 4:13). They are roaming the earth, looking for someone whose heart is entirely his ...
A Glass of Lemonade
August 19th, 2022
Recently on our street, a few of the neighborhood kids had set up a lemonade stand, seeking to sell (what tastes like store brought!) lemonade to those who walk or drive by. These kids are very aggres...
August 12th, 2022
In John 4, there is a fantastic story. After meeting the salvation needs of a Samaritan woman, Jesus turns to his disciples and calls them to look for the salvation needs that exist in the lives aroun...
August 6th, 2022
Integrity matters, and it matters more than it used to, and it matters more than we know. It was a matter that was close to Jesus' heart and a matter that we need to spend a lot more time and energy a...
July 30th, 2022
In the second part of Peter’s first sermon in Acts 2 (Acts 2:22-41), he lists at least four reasons why Jesus is worthy of us following. I am sure there are other reasons hidden within this text, but ...
Give your Best
July 17th, 2022
There is a tremendous and painful story in the first chapter of Malachi that can help us establish a standard for living. In these few verses, the prophet Malachi challenges the priests regarding a pr...
Brick by Brick
July 9th, 2022
I came across this article on the BBC website recently. "A 200-year-old church building has disappeared from a village in central Russia, officials from the Russian Orthodox Church said. The building ...