Category Archives: Life

Sometimes, It Takes A Mountain or A Desert

O Lord, you have examined my heart and know everything about me. You know when I sit down or stand up. You know my thoughts even when I’m far away. You see me when I travel and when I rest … Continue reading

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Consider: Christianity – This Week

What would my life be like if I had not been born a Christian? I would never have tasted a piece of bacon if I had been born in a Jewish family! And if I had been born in Nigeria … Continue reading

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What Is Friendship Worth to You?

For the last year, I have tried very hard to delete all the political entries my Facebook friends have posted. I just could not read all that political rhetoric. Facebook is a wonderful way to keep up with my family … Continue reading

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Labor – Is this a good thing?

There have been moments in my life that have helped me to define the word “labor.” My grandparents owned a farm. I grew up learning about milk cows, Angus cattle, and chickens. Bailing hay, gathering eggs, and picking gooseberries in … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Little Children

Author Unknown Note from Jody: I have had this in my electronic file since 2001. I do not remember where I got it, but whoever wrote it – thank you. We were the only family with children in the restaurant. … Continue reading

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Is the Old Testament Relevant in the 21st Century?

Youth Leaders! Parents! Pastors! This Tuesday night, Tuesday, October 20th @ 7pm Central Time there is going to be a discussion on Energion’s Google+ Hangout that you will not want to miss!  Noah’s ark: Does it matter how many cubits long it was? … Continue reading

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Raining on the Inside

I’m raining on the inside. My heart wells up with tears that start to pour. I’m raining on the inside. But then Your cries of love break through, And I fall in love with you once more. By Amy Grant … Continue reading

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Job vs Life

What is your job? What pays the bills, keeps food on the table and a reliable roof over your head? This past weekend, a Ph.D professor said, “Teaching is my job. The Gospel is my business, my life.” Does that … Continue reading

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One Solitary Life

Two weeks ago now, a man died. I had never met him personally. I had only met him in the pages of a book. I met him through a pastor of a small church in West Virginia. She took the … Continue reading

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Persecution

Think back on those early days when you first learned about Christ. Remember how you remained faithful even though it meant terrible suffering. Sometimes you were exposed to public ridicule and were beaten, and sometimes you helped others who were … Continue reading

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