Wording With Purpose

Book Review – The Book of Amazi...

Book Review – The Book of Amazing Stories

Robert Petterson’s new work, The Book of Amazing Stories, is a great read. The author has distilled ninety events from the lives of historical characters into two to three page stories that keep the reader guessing until the final paragraphs. Who is the author describing? As the clues unfold the reader races to discover the […]

Do You Name Your Stuff?

Do You Name Your Stuff?

Raising daughters presented an opportunity for me to probe the intricate workings of the female mind. I had discovered within a few months marriage to Shawn that her mind consists of unfathomable layers. Should a man brazenly think he has mapped part of that territory he will find in retrospection that he was mistaken. The […]

Hurricane Preparedness for Daughters

Hurricane Preparedness for Daughters

My darling Amanda and Michelle, As you are no doubt aware we are expecting the arrival of some part of Hurricane Irma in the coming days. I thought I would share some ideas to preserve you safely through the storm and any inconveniences she may bring us. You no doubt recall Hurricane Fran from 1996, […]

Serve in Love

Serve in Love

  The New Testament teaches that God has placed within each believer one or more spiritual gifts. Spiritual gifts are abilities given by the Holy Spirit for the believer to use in ministering to the body of Christ. The gifts are only effective when we utilize them in service of others. The greatest happiness, the […]

Duracell – Another Icon Crumbles

Duracell – Another Icon Crumbles

From my childhood I recall that batteries often leaked and destroyed the equipment they were intended to power. I lost more than one toy to the corrosive nature of acid. Duracell, the copper top battery, arrived on the scene and forced manufacturers to up their games. Duracell offered two perks. Their battery life exceeded that […]

Called to Serve

Called to Serve

Among the closest followers of Jesus there existed an ongoing debate about who would be the greatest in the coming kingdom. James and John attempted an end run around the other disciples, and in a semi-private session with Jesus they asked specifically for the top two slots (Mark 10:35-37). Matthew’s Gospel (Matthew 20:20-21) shares the […]

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