Build A Wall

Your identity or view of yourself can be compared to a ladder, and at some point in our life, we decide to lean the ladder of our identity of who we are against a wall we hope will support it. Culture tells us that we can build that wall from what we do, what we accomplish, what we have, our position …

Leading or Serving?

Maybe you heard the story of Joseph in Sunday School or saw Andrew Lloyd Weber’s musical with Donnie Osmond, JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Joseph was a man of extraordinary character and incredible discipline. Hated by his brothers; they sold Joseph into slavery, he was treated unjustly but always seemed to show others grace through it all. He saves …

Taste and See Jesus

When I first learned to read, my parents bought me a boatload of Dr. Seuss books: Cat in the Hat, Hop on Pop, Fox in Socks, and Horton Hears a Who!.  I read them all but for some reason,  I read Green Eggs and Ham over and over and over again, much to the chagrin of my poor parents and relatives! I’m thinking …

Believe Anyway?

Growing up, my aunt Dorothy would always give my sister and I books to read for Christmas. I’m sure I got other stuff from her as well, but to this day I remember the Encyclopedia-like children’s books that were waiting for us under the tree! My favorite author by far was Hans Christian Andersen, the Danish author who wrote fairy …