“Why Are You Cast Down,…

O my soul and why are you in turmoil within me?” These words are repeated, presumably as an expression of David, in Psalm 42 more than once. Simply put they were words of despair, depression and discouragement. David, the man after God’s own heart confesses his battle with soul despair. Even Jesus, the perfectly divine […]

A Message From 1984…

In 1984 I read a book in which the author stated the following… “Pursuing freedom in an absolute sense disrupts the balance between freedom and form. A free culture relies on the form given it by its laws and morality to maintain order. Societies that lose this delicate balance may for a time become chaotic, […]

What’s In A Word?…

Few people know the name of Edward Everett. Everett was considered one of the greatest orators of his day. On one occasion he waxed eloquent with a major speech that lasted over two hours. Interestingly, another speech of similar importance was scheduled to follow Everett’s. That speaker sensing that the crowd would not be able […]

Who Will Be That One…

As a teenager I loved to read (and still do) the biographies of great men and women of God. It was during those teenage years that I read my first biography on D.L. Moody and came across a line that has stuck in my memory ever since. Actually Henry Varley, the British evangelist, uttered the […]

Unexpected Grace…

This past week I traveled to Virginia for a meeting. And yes I have another travel story. But this one is unlike my normal “lost luggage” story. Actually my checked luggage made it in tact, wow what a pleasant surprise. But that’s not the story this time. The story this time is good news. As […]