The Reward of Stillness

(Photo credit: Yann Novak) Freeze. Don’t move. Think of nothing The most difficult tasks in life are usually the ones we think of less often. It’s not the big assignment facing us, it’s not the car we need to get to the shop, it’s not the seemingly insurmountable item placed before us by the boss... Continue Reading →

On Being Moral…

Aristole, Plato, and Confucious: They are just a small handful of the world's great philosophers who struggled with one of the greatest questions of life: What is morality and how does one become moral? Want to start a heated discussion? Simply talk about what is moral and immoral. Our nation is divided over what is... Continue Reading →

Basics of the Christian Worldview

When God breathed life into mankind, it was more than oxygen, nitrogen, and a few other gases. Our creator injected a worldview. Everyone has a worldview. Christians, Buddhists, Moslems, Hare Krishna's, and even atheists look at life through the lens of what they consider to be true. A worldview is simply the way one looks at reality. It is... Continue Reading →

The Church of the Legion

Every day, young men from around the world, converge on one of 11 cities in France. Some look for adventure and others to escape the past. But they all have on thing in common. They are looking for a sense of belonging, a family they can call their own; a group that will commit to... Continue Reading →

Forgiveness. Learning How to Let Go

Corrie Ten Boom tells of the day she met one of her former death camp guards in a church immediately after World War II. After giving a lesson on forgiveness, she was approached by the former guard who asked Corrie to forgive him for the terrible things he had done to her and her family.... Continue Reading →

The Fraternal Brotherhood

They are the words the father of any college age freshman son dreads to hear: "Dad, I joined a fraternity." Yes, I have to admit I was a bit stunned. I immediately had visions of all night parties on par with Animal House. After all, fraternities are not known for their wisdom, character or stability.... Continue Reading →

The Very Few Words of Christ

Just a cursory look at the New Testament reveals the few words Christ spoke. At least the ones we have recorded in the four writings of his life and ministry. If one combines only the words of Jesus' into one book, it would be a very thin booklet. While Christ spoke and did many more... Continue Reading →

War of the Worlds

You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world means enmity against God? Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God. Or do you think Scripture says without reason that he jealously longs for the spirit he has caused to dwell in us ? But... Continue Reading →

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