• It is good to be impulsive!

    17 July, 2019

    Men can be orphaned in the spirit as much as in the body. Impulsiveness does not lie within the settled soul, but an orphaned spirit. A calm soul is able to consider before it speaks or moves the body, forethought is present. Calm souls rarely erupt. Impulsiveness becomes the thorn of an orphan,…...[read more]

  • Wisdom & Avarice Meet

    3 July, 2019

    Greed and wisdom are the strangest of soul-mates. In fact greed is a thief to wisdom, it is a sickness of the heart. The true story is told when wisdom almost completely cured avarice. In 1519 a young explorer, Hernando Cortez, armed by deceit set out from Spain to Mexico. His intent was to…...[read more]

  • The Lost Cord of Early Christians

    3 July, 2019

    The year was 1925, the setting was the Belgian Congo. Charles Thomas Studd sat in an exhausted solitude well beyond much western Christian imagination and wrote: Sometimes I feel and especially of late, that my cross is heavy beyond endurance... my heart seems worn out and bruised beyond repair,…...[read more]

  • IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL#

    2 May, 2019

    'The storms of life no more indicate the absence of God than clouds indicate the absence of the sun.' ~ anon Job is universally synonymous with suffering, but Horatio Spafford (1828-1888), a Christian lawyer is far less well known. He endured similar trials, and, as with Job bequeathed a…...[read more]

  • Jesus Offers Relationship

    27 March, 2019

    How much of the weekly Sunday processional is massaging a conscience rather than a lifting up of holy hands in prayer? Religious habits can deceive the possessor as few things can do. As far as I know, a habit and a mud turtle are the only things in nature that can walk around after they are dead.…...[read more]

  • The Uplands of God#

    13 March, 2019

    To be living at our faith's best is a difficult task. Many a christian may faint at this. We linger in the lowlands because to climb the mountains is most daunting. The steepness and ruggedness of these treks multiply dismay. Hence we stay in the misty valleys, not rising above to enjoy the…...[read more]

  • Taking Christ as King

    6 March, 2019

    Jesus and His story has never considered compromise. There was no laziness in Gethsemane, and so no fleeing Golgotha. Jesus traveled in Galilee for a mere three short years. Jesus made no concessions in obedience to His Father. Yet, was tempted in every way. He settled no contracts with…...[read more]

  • When Reason Is Lost In Wonder

    13 February, 2019

    The great boulders which lie along the valley of Storo in the Tyrol are of a granite unknown in that region; they must have come from a great distance. Now it might be hard to explain the method by which they arrived in the valley, but it would be absurd to deny that they are there. Most…...[read more]

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