How to Start a Real Relationship with Jesus

How to Start a Real Relationship with Jesus

To hear God and start a real relationship with Jesus, one of the biggest things we need to do is stop trying to shove down our emotions, presenting to God some polished “public event” version of ourselves. You know what I mean. When you go to a large event...
Irritating Verses of the Bible

Irritating Verses of the Bible

When you read the Bible, have you ever noticed some of the verses irritate you?  When my son was going through cancer treatment, I despised this verse: “We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, for those who are called...
How to Find Faith

How to Find Faith

I almost lost my faith completely one summer in a hospital room in Florida. We were on my son’s Make-A-Wish trip. On the airplane my son spiked a fever. Because he was still on cancer treatment, we had to get straight off the airplane and into an ambulance on the...
Jesus Offers a No-Pressure Relationship

Jesus Offers a No-Pressure Relationship

Prejudice and disrespect are hot topics right now. If we feel someone is disrespecting us, it’s a big deal. We can lose our temper. Riots can even break out if the conflict is big enough. It was like that in the time of Jesus too. “When the days for Jesus’ being...
Help When Your Spiritual Life Feels Broken

Help When Your Spiritual Life Feels Broken

Do you ever feel like you’re trying so hard but still God is just out of reach? Something feels broken. Like you just can’t get there, no matter how hard you try? I know I’ve been there. On my son’s Make-A-Wish trip, we got off the airplane and...
Why Does God Allow Suffering?

Why Does God Allow Suffering?

Most people find themselves asking “why does God allow suffering” at one point in their life or another. It’s a hard question to answer, in fact, nearly impossible when you’re in the clutches of deep sadness and heartache, but my son and I...

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