Make Every Effort

Make Every Effort

It almost goes without saying, the United States has been challenged in the past year by tension, divisiveness and outright conflict like never before in any of our lifetimes. We in the Church, the Body of Christ, have not been spared that tension. We’re vulnerable to broken relationships because, like everyone else, we are flawed […]

A Do-It-Yourself-Psalm

diyI’m not much of a poet, but Psalm 124 provides a template that even I can follow in writing a personal expression of praise.

If the Lord had not been on our side—
let Israel say—
2 if the Lord had not been on our side
when people attacked us,
3 they would have swallowed us alive
when their anger flared against us;
4 the flood would have engulfed us,
the torrent would have swept over us,
5 the raging waters
would have swept us away.

6 Praise be to the Lord,
who has not let us be torn by their teeth.
7 We have escaped like a bird
from the fowler’s snare;
the snare has been broken,
and we have escaped.

8 Our help is in the Name of the Lord,
the Maker of heaven and earth.

Sacred Duty

Here’s a guest post by my long-time friend, Mike Hamel. In a few simple words he has nailed a profound truth that too many men ignore as they get older: Sacred Duty Craig GlassMy greatest joy in life is my family. I know, that sounds like the comment you’re supposed to make as a man […]