Surrendered

It can be tempting to think the names we read in the Scriptures aren’t, in fact, real people. It’s as though we’ve resigned them to concepts or symbols of desired ideals. That could not be further from the truth. Abraham was real. So was Moses, King David, Isaiah, Ezekiel, and Nehemiah. Peter, James, and John …

Love Casts Out Fear

“There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear…” —First John 4:18 My wife and I spent Thanksgiving in Estes Park, Colorado this year. It was a beautiful trip. We all have environments that recharge our batteries and heap spiritual Miracle Grow on our souls. The mountains and the trees do that …

Who Are You?

I’ve been attending church gatherings one to three times a week since I was in 5th grade, with exception to the 2-year hiatus in college when I deceptively thought drugs and alcohol were an accurate depiction of a good time. Over the course of the 18 years since 5th grade, I’ve been frequently warned how …