I Can’t Do That

“Instead, you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone asks about your hope as a believer, always be ready to explain it. (1 Peter 3:15 NLT) It is not unusual for Christians to be hesitant about sharing their faith. We seem to have a natural reluctance to talk about God with …

The Garden

Adam is here. God placed him on the earth, the only human being. Adam must have just stood there, looking around in wonder at all the things he saw.    He had no family, no friends, no parents or childhood.  He had to learn all on his own what it meant to be a human. He …

Being Holy

But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: be holy because I am Holy" (1 Peter 1:15-16) The word "holy" has always been a little scary to me, and I'm sure to many of us. It has connotations of a list of things …

Finishing Strong

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful” (2 Timothy 4:7 NLT) As a long-distance runner I know what it is to run the race. I was always conscious of the need to start well and establish my pace early. As a new runner I often fought …