I’m a Steamroller! [the Tongue}

“And the tongue is a flame of fire. It is a whole world of wickedness, corrupting your entire body. It can set your whole life on fire, for it is set on fire by hell itself.” James 3:6, NLT I have done many things in my 50+ years.  My resume is pretty broad and quiteContinue reading “I’m a Steamroller! [the Tongue}”

A Ministry of Encouragement

J.R. Miller (1840 – 1912) “At some point in the Alps, the guides warn tourists not to talk nor sing, nor even to whisper, lest the reverberation of their words in the air may start an avalanche from its poise on the mountain, and bring it down upon the villages and homes in the valley.Continue reading “A Ministry of Encouragement”

The Difference the Holy Spirit Makes

I like this quote. The early Church was all of these things: Fearless, happy, and very much in trouble. Luke wrote of the nascent exploits of this group of people in the Book of Acts, and while some believers will debate different aspects of theology, none can diminish the reality. These were human beings irrevocablyContinue reading “The Difference the Holy Spirit Makes”

The Plight of the Impulsive Christian, [Danger]

“Unstable as water, you shall not have preeminence.” Genesis 49:4 “Walking on water is easy to someone with impulsive boldness, but walking on dry land as a disciple of Jesus Christ is something altogether different. Peter walked on the water to go to Jesus, but he “followed Him at a distance” on dry land.” (Mark 14:54)Continue reading “The Plight of the Impulsive Christian, [Danger]”