Monthly Archives: June 2016

Grace Ain’t Fair

He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. (Matthew 5:45.) *** Advertisements

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“Coveting your Prayers” – Please don’t

The first time I heard the phrase “I covet your prayers” was very early in my life as a Christian. It sounded cool to me, like taking something forbidden and making it spiritual. I admit I even used the phrase … Continue reading

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Opinions and Armpits – more alike than you think

Fools find no pleasure in understanding     but delight in airing their own opinions. (Proverbs 18:2.) Don’t let any fool’s stinky opinion get in the way of doing what God has called you to do. ***

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Why God Waters Wicked Flowers

What comes to mind when you read Jesus’ words from the Sermon on  the Mount? And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you … Continue reading

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The Summer Reading List of Books to Avoid at All Costs

June is almost over and since lots of bloggers are posting their summer reading lists I thought I’d offer my own as a service to my readers. My list though is of books that should never be on anyone’s reading list. … Continue reading

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Godly Women Teaching Godly Men is Godly (and Biblical)

It’s not a matter of whether the Bible says women should teach men. It’s a matter of the Bible showing women actually teaching men, and no one – God included – saying they shouldn’t have. For example: Hilkiah the priest, … Continue reading

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The Problem with Giving Bullies a Taste of Their Own Medicine

Social media is once again filled with a video of a parent humiliating a child as a way of convincing the child not to humiliate others. This time it’s a mother shaving her daughter’s hair off after the daughter teased … Continue reading

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The 3 Rules of Real Leadership

So then, no more boasting about human leaders! All things are yours, whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or the present or the future—all are yours, and you are of Christ, and Christ … Continue reading

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Manly Men Buy Girls’ Underwear – a Father’s Day post

[Archived post.] I was 14 when I walked into the Mode o’ Day boutique and heard my Dad ask the sales clerk for girls’ underwear. Me – a 14 year old boy – my dad, and a sales clerk. Talking about girls underwear. … Continue reading

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How Could I Miss the Point of the Father’s Day Sermon?

(From the archives) *** Last Sunday was Father’s Day and my wife and I sat in church together listening to a guest speaker give a message about parents and children and God’s love. During the sermon a father was walking … Continue reading

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