Is Your Religion True?

No one likes a braggart, but especially one who brags about things that they can’t back up. We use the expression “put your money where your mouth is” to goad the braggart into actually doing what he is saying. Now, this is a gambling phrase, which I do not endorse, but I think the expression […]

You Hear but you Don’t Listen!

In a 2005 article in Fast Company, the author cited some statistics on heart health that staggered me. They estimated that an average of 600,000 people has bypass surgery every year, which might be even more today. After these surgeries, doctors routinely warn patients to change their lifestyles, eat healthier, stop smoking, and start exercising. […]

The Anger of Man

You have had a long day at work. The boss has been breathing down your neck. Merging on to the freeway, a semi-truck refuses to let you on, bringing you almost to a stop. Then when you get home, the first thing you walk into is the children fighting. You unload on them. They stare […]

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle…

Evangelicals since at least the great awakening in the 18th century and the revivalism of the 19th and 20th centuries have often championed the radical conversion as the primary way that God adds to his Church. As a kid, I remember the stories of my dad’s radical conversion, and many of his friends who were […]