Category Archives: Gospel Truths

Let Men Their Blogs Employ

What will you employ for Christ this Christmas season? We hear “Joy to the World” all over the place, and the second verse sings Joy to the world, the Savior reigns Let men their songs employ. Why?  Because even the … Continue reading

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Beware the Elusive Christmas Spirit

It’s all begun of course. So on a clear, cold night this weekend I wandered into a high-end garden store in search of the perfect Christmas moment.  And Jim (who needed no such moment) came along because that’s how much he … Continue reading

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Giant Despair

A formidable character in John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, Giant Despair is the terrifying owner of Doubting Castle and its infamous dungeon where many a poor pilgrim has been trapped.  Christian and Hopeful lay in the stinking darkness where the Giant … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Books

So here’s a weird thing I do:  Sometimes when I’m driving by myself I’ll find a radio station I would never choose and crank it, just to get a feel for why people like it and what message it’s heralding. … Continue reading

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Does it Matter if You’re Somebody?

Do you ever feel a little disappointed about your life?  Like it’s not quite what you hoped it would be?  You know you should be thankful, but all the dreams, all the potential, all the work, and you ended up … Continue reading

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Can You Still Be Made New?

I took one of my kids out for coffee this week.  Of course he got a yummy fattening drink that will not fatten him and I sipped a solemn decaf with Stevia.    We sat outside and hung onto our … Continue reading

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What Temperature Is Your Heart?

What temperature is your heart? Ever wonder why some people seem to have warm hearts for the Lord, and yours seems like it’s forming a layer of frost? I have.  “Man, that person is so godly and in tune with … Continue reading

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Unhappiness is Easy

Unhappiness is easy.  I like easy things. I’ve never been an over-achiever so it’s fun to be so good at something. There’s such an impressive variety of things to complain about.  It would be a shame to waste them all. … Continue reading

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Old and New

Last week the blog went crazy.  And though I would like to believe it’s because I’m brilliant and hilarious and no one can resist my writing, I suspect it’s because I used the word “Pokemon” in the title. I’m thinking … Continue reading

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Jesus Makes Breakfast

I was reading the end of John recently.  John is such a great book to just hang out in.  It’s an art museum full of masterpieces you just have to stop and gawk at—each one portraying Jesus from a slightly … Continue reading

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