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Devotion – John 12

You’re attending a party. The guests of honor are Jesus and Lazerus. The host of the party is Simon the Leper (see Matthew 26:6-12), a man that Jesus must have healed from the horrible disease. What a festival, the Son of God, a man who had been dead four days who is alive, and a […]

The Bucket List

So, not many movies work to both entertain me, move me, and get me to thinking. Honestly, it’s probably because I avoid emotional movies like my dog avoids me when I have a rolled up newspaper. Usually, I’d rather laugh or be thrilled, but my wife planned our date night tonight, so we went to […]

Devotion – John 11

Jesus had this uncanny way of messing up funerals! Can you imagine this scene? This guy Lazerus had been dead four days. Now Jesus shows up, and it seems that His timing seems completely off. You see, Lazerus, Mary, and Martha were a family that Jesus loved. Word comes to Jesus that Lazerus was sick. […]

Living the “Dream”

Tomorrow is Martin Luther King Day, a day set aside to honor a man who represents the struggle of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. I just wanted to stop and write a short post encouraging readers to actually stop, take a moment, and think about the reason many of us have a […]

Devotion – John 10

A few years ago I participated in an international mission trip to Wales. The land in Wales was beautiful, and incredibly green. The rolling hills were full of sheep. In fact, just outside the walls of the college where we stayed were sheep farms, and we could hear the bleating of sheep throughout the night. […]