Out of the Abundance of the Heart: A Moment’s Courage

Building People of Substance for Works of Power OK, I admit it. I’m a cop show buff. I especially love a good whodunit. The Brits are the experts in this area, and one of my current faves is a very British show called “Endeavour.” I enjoy the characters, the stories, and the Sixties setting. I … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: A Moment’s Courage

Sunday Supernaturally: Makin’ Salsa

18 But God has carefully designed each member and placed it in the body to function as he desires. 19 A diversity is required, for if the body consisted of one single part, there wouldn't be a body at all! 20 So now we see that there are many differing parts and functions, but one … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Makin’ Salsa

Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Keep on Singin’

Building People of Substance for Works of Power When I first attended a Holy Spirit church back in 1980, the initial shock was the worship. One guy led it on a keyboard. It was upbeat. The people clapped and raised their hands. They occasionally sang in some foreign language, and it was downright eerie. Instead … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Keep on Singin’

Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Priorities for Preachers

Building People of Substance for Works of Power Judy and I went out for tacos the other day. We went to a favorite spot and enjoyed carne asada, carnitas, and a fabulous cheese crisp. The place was quite busy and the atmosphere jovial. At one point, I visited the men’s room. It only has room … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Priorities for Preachers

Turn Loose, Move On

If you refuse to take up your cross and follow me, you are not worthy of being mine. If you cling to your life, you will lose it; but if you give up your life for me, you will find it. Matthew 10:38-39 NLT Before I became a minister, I was a registered nurse.  Even … Continue reading Turn Loose, Move On