Monthly Archives: September 2021

LOSING EYESIGHT

As we age, there is nothing more alarming than slowing losing our eyesight. For some of us, it began in our youth. Losing eyesight begins with our eyes not adjusting as quickly when coming into a dark room from the … Continue reading

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RECKLESS IN LOVE AND SERVING

I am fortunate.  I have had a couple of generations before me to show me what reckless love and serving looks like in every day life.  My “testimony” to the rest of the world would be boring.  When I became … Continue reading

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THE MIRACLE BROUGHT THE MASSES

What brings us to a large event?  Word of mouth?  Extreme promotions?  Curiosity?  “Seeing is believing”, most people say, so they come.  Today we pay money to hear, see and experience what the masses say we should.  We are all … Continue reading

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LOVE EXPRESSED WHILE THE PLOT THICKENS

Truth: Jesus is the Son of God.  Jesus was/is perfect in every way.  Jesus loved everyone, even his accusers.  Jesus knew/knows every heart.  Jesus was/is not fooled at any time by what people do because of who they were.  Jesus … Continue reading

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TATTLETALES, GOSSIPERS AND NAYSAYERS

As kids on the school playground trying something that might be risky but worth it, there were always one who would run to tell the teacher even before you did it!  Remember?  Yes, we never liked tattletales who told a … Continue reading

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NEW GROUNDS FOR BELIEVING As a former pastor, Randy has officiated many funerals and counseled with grieving people who feel lost without the one they loved so dearly who has left earth for heaven with Jesus if they believed.  I … Continue reading

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TRUTH IS IN THE EVIDENCE

If we were placed on trial for being a believer of Jesus, what evidence would counsel present to the judge and jury?  What behaviors would they show to prove we follow Jesus daily, asking for His will to be done … Continue reading

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I KNOW YOU!

There is no greater feeling when someone we recognize from our past or present relationships acknowledges us by calling us by our name—correctly!  Our first thought might be, what, Joe actually knows my name?  What did I do to deserve … Continue reading

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INSTEAD, SEE WHAT GOD CAN DO

We want answers!  Our humanness demands an explanation for every occurrence that happens to us, to our family and friends and even to those we don’t know.  When we struggle to explain, we begin to blame.  We judge people we … Continue reading

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BACK-FORWARD

Wait, what?  Back-Forward, what kind of made-up word is that, you’re probably thinking.  It is the only way to explain the process we need to seriously internalize the belief we say we have about Jesus.  We need to go back … Continue reading

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