A Really Full Life


    Jesus used to walk around town. It was about 2000 years ago and half a world away from my town, but He really did rub shoulders with regular people.  He hung out with them, had meals with them, and did a little traveling with some friends. Last week I was involved in a conversation about sharing the gospel. The spark was a comment made by a guy who said he… Read More

For each of us the Cross of Jesus Christ is either intensely personal or meaningless. There’s no middle ground, no gray area. What happened in Jerusalem over 2000 years ago poses a question to each of us. What response do I have to the death of Christ on the Cross? The Bible says the Cross was about reconciling God’s holiness with His great love for us. We always underestimate His holiness. We… Read More

Years ago I spent a Fall day with my Grandmother. Now that isn’t much of a ‘hook’ into a story, but something happened that day that changed both of us, forever. We shopped for groceries and then made dinner together. After dinner she turned on the television and selected one of the 2 channels offered back then in Redding, CA. She thought we’d watch Lawrence Welk, but instead there was a Billy… Read More

Salvation is like this bus barreling along a dusty road in West Africa. No matter how many passengers are already on the bus, there always seems to be room for more. Today in the grocery store I saw about 20-25 people. I wondered how many are on the bus to heaven. We have a promise from Jesus that He’s coming back for us. For those who call Him Lord and are looking… Read More

What is man, that you make so much of him, and that you set your heart on him, Job 7:17 The Bible tells us how to find God. You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart. Jeremiah 29:13 It tells us how to love God. And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your… Read More