Category Archives: Scriptural Perspective

The Heavens Declare…

With the solar eclipse happening this coming Monday, I came across an interesting statistic. Let me start by saying that it has seemed weird to me that the little tiny moon – relatively speaking – can completely (and nearly exactly!) … Continue reading

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Road Striping … and Your Sins

Recently the county road-striping crew was at work near our home. They re-striped one of the roads close to us, and, well, it’s … interesting. Now to be fair, I guess it’s possible that the guys that normally do that … Continue reading

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Leaders, Do Your Whole Job

Leaders in the Church have an obligation to push people toward the truth. In 2 Timothy 4, Paul says, “Preach the Good News. Be ready at all times, and tell people what they need to do. Tell them when they … Continue reading

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Gangs, the Church … and Family

Francis Chan tells the story of something that happened in his previous church – a congregation of more than 5000 people in southern California. One morning he baptized a young man. The guy had been a gang member but came … Continue reading

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Rating Sins

We in the Church have a tendency to rate sins like they rate events at the Olympics. We’d probably rate something like adultery as a 9.5. Embezzling funds from the church, that’s likely a perfect 10. But, here’s the deal. … Continue reading

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The Swing, the Rescue, and God

We have a really big swing in our yard. Three grandkids and I can all get on it at the same time. Plus, it’s tethered to a really high crossbar, so it swings a long way. The other day, two … Continue reading

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Are You Listening?

If we’re not seeking God – if we’re not asking Him to lead us and guide us – we can have a tendency to miss what He is wanting in our lives. We can overlook His guidance when we’re not … Continue reading

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