Spiritual Growth

I’ve found a truth about my marriage…  there may never come a day that I’m absolutely sure that I have found the keys to a “successful” marriage.  After almost 24 years of highs, lows, and in-betweens, I’m still not ready to be married!  I can honestly say that the only thing that has held us […]

I know that people sometimes shake their heads about my “naïve” desire to help the hardest cases. Even the ones that I know are trying to con me.  But I will never stop believing in people’s potential to change.  And I will never surrender the hope that they can.  That’s why I never give up […]

History is littered with human’s attempts to find something to give meaning and pleasure to living.  Slavery, greed, prostitution, empires, poverty, addictions, wars… They’re all born from the same story of humans trying to find what they think is happiness or power because this is their “right”.  And they’ll stop at nothing to get it. […]

Now some scholars think that the word “earth” here might be a reference to an ancient outdoor oven found near a house.  (Social Science Commentary on the Synoptic Gospels, Second edition, p. 50)  Some, not all, so you may have to take that with a grain of salt… 😉  These ovens used manure as a fuel, […]

Tell me if any of these phrases sounds familiar: I know that we’re supposed to share the Gospel with people, but I don’t like to push my beliefs on others, so I don’t talk about it with too many people. I don’t know enough about the Bible to share with people. Or how about this […]

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