Here Comes the Sun…Again

Joshua 10:14 “There has never been a day like it before or since, a day when the Lord listened to a human being….” No way! Impossible! Never gonna’ happen! That’s what most people would have concluded had they calculated Israel’s odds as they began their conquest of the Promised Land. In Joshua Continue Reading…

We Are…Winning!

Romans 8:37 “No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us” The roar of “We Are….Penn State” boomed across the whole commonwealth. Our unranked football team was up against Ohio State, positioned as number 2 in the nation, but that only intensified the electric atmosphere. Continue Reading…

Seeing Is Not Believing

John 20:29 “Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.” Seeing is believing. Seems like a harmless expression. An idiom that describes the necessity of physical, concrete evidence in order to accept something as real. It’s how most people live the Continue Reading…

To Be-lieve Or Not To Be-lieve

John 6:29 “Jesus answered, ‘The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent.’” “It’s easier to be depressed than to trust.” Have you ever been there? Discouragement takes over, pummels you to the ground and in an instant you’re down for the count. You don’t have Continue Reading…

Faith Construction, Part 2

  Mark 9:24 “Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, ‘I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!’” I believe! Help my unbelief! I wish those words—those polar opposite words—weren’t reflective of my own experience with faith. How can both be true? The footnote in my Bible says, “Since faith is never Continue Reading…