First of all let me set the record straight, if we aren’t following Christ and desiring to be like Him in every way, then we really shouldn’t call ourselves Christians. … Continue reading 4 Ways We Get Christianity Wrong
There is a problem with our self-reliance. Independence is a great thing, but are we independent from God? Do we only require God’s help when it gets tough and we … Continue reading If It’s Not Broke…Then Break It.
We all go through times while on the journey where the road is silent. Other times our prayer life is full of answers and confirmations from God. Dare I even … Continue reading Hello Again, It’s Me…(A Pondering on Silence In The Prayer Journey)
Where Jesus Died READ: I Corinthians 15:1-5 “Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures” (I Cor. 15:3b, NIV) In family devotions with our two young children, my wife … Continue reading Lenten Perspectives Day 3 – Featuring Bob Hostetler
Today, I want to talk about something that doesn’t get talked about enough…our faith and the things we don’t talk about. That sentence sounds funny, but there’s nothing funny about … Continue reading 5 Things About Faith No One Talks About
Beverly took in her granddaughter when she was just a small child. Her granddaughter was an unfortunate victim of drug abuse by her parents. From that point on she called … Continue reading A Christmas Gift To A Family In Need…
“Saul got up from the ground, but when he opened his eyes he could see nothing. So they led him by the hand into Damascus. For three days he was blind, and … Continue reading What Are YOU Waiting For?
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy … Continue reading Walking at Midnight on the path of restlessness.
I must confess that I am not very good at this yet. I still clutch with white knuckles and cling with all my might as if this is what God … Continue reading The Art of Letting Go…
The primary purpose for our founders in creating The Salvation Army was to be a Lighthouse, a beacon to the lost. We were founded to help the lost, the drowning … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Why We Should Get Rid of “Church”…
Listen to the Podcast here (or read transcript below): Dear fellow Ponderers, I apologize for my absence as of late, you see we had a double whammy in our home. … Continue reading The Scariest Journey…(Podcast & Pondering)
“Radical obedience to Christ is not easy… It’s not comfort, not health, not wealth, and not prosperity in this world. Radical obedience to Christ risks losing all these things. But … Continue reading Day 30 (Monday) -Radical Faith