Humbled or showing humility…

Humbled or showing humility…

What’s the difference between a humbling experience and humility? A humbling experience is something that happens to you when you were expecting something else, while humility is something you choose to do when no one is expecting it.           We’d lived...
Whats so amazing about grace?

Whats so amazing about grace?

Without forgiveness, we cannot free ourselves from the grip of the past.       Philip Yancey, Whats so amazing about Grace?   Recently, I read the above quote in Philip Yancey’s classic work on grace.  The phrase came back into focus last Thursday in our small...
Lost and Found

Lost and Found

  Ever misplaced something and feared it was lost? When you found it remember the relief you felt once it was found? At times things reappear almost magically, even miraculously. Why is that we struggle so much when we lose things? You lose a favorite pen, or a worn...
To forgive or not forgive…

To forgive or not forgive…

        Helmut Thielicke once said, ‘The business of forgivness is by no means a simple thing…   We say, “Very well, if the other fellow is sorry and begs my pardon, I will forgive him, then I’ll give in”…  “The other fellow has to make the first move.” And then I...
Facing Failure

Facing Failure

In my first years of ministry, I was employed in leading the worship and music ministry at our church. During the summers I conducted musical talent shows at the teenage youth camps. One particular camp sticks out in my memory. During the auditioning that summer, I...
Those Unforgettable Heroes

Those Unforgettable Heroes

What do Wallace Honeycutt, Gustave Lussi, Bob Kepler, Sandra Haynie, Al Clementia, and Nino Fennoy all have in common?   I will give you a clue. At one time they were closely and individually involved in the lives of Charles Barkley, Dorothy Hamill, Jack Nicklaus,...

Pin It on Pinterest