God Makes You a Triple Threat

A recent repair at a rental home we own in Cleveland compelled my wife and I to make three trips to Northeast Ohio within the past two weeks. Our trip on April 27, was noticeably different than our two previous treks up I-71 because traffic was perhaps seven- to eight-times greater than it had been …

I'm Ready, Why aren't we Moving?

Living the Christian life would be so much less complicated if genuinely desiring to serve God fell in line with actually doing it. After all, arriving at a point where you’re devoted to living His plan and following His path is often a struggle. I know I’ve pushed back against it for large portions of …

This is God's Will for Your Life. No, Really. It is.

I’ve challenged myself, and am therefore challenging you, during the next eight weeks of restricted social interactions because of COVID-19 precautions, to list something every day that you are thankful for. It’s a good habit to ingrain any time, but particularly now that our routines have been disrupted and inconvenience and fear tempt us toward …

The Hard Road Christians May be Asked to Walk

As I prayed this St. Patrick’s Day morning for our nation amid the ever-expanding coronavirus precautions, I became a bit uneasy about the prohibitions against life as we’ve known it and how eagerly and passively we are embracing them. I’m trying to balance my discomfort against the Biblical command to accept the authority God has …

Why We Shouldn't Fear the Coronavirus

Saturday,‌ ‌March‌ ‌14,‌ ‌2020‌ ‌dawned‌ ‌as‌ ‌an‌ ‌uncertain‌ ‌day‌ ‌in‌ ‌America.‌ ‌ It was the first day of the first weekend on which the full brunt of the coronavirus pandemic precautions fell. There‌ ‌would‌ ‌be‌ ‌no‌ ‌NCAA‌ ‌Tournament‌ ‌games,‌ ‌no‌ ‌high‌ ‌school‌ ‌state‌ ‌championship‌ ‌competition,‌ ‌no‌ ‌toilet‌ ‌paper‌ ‌left‌ ‌on‌ ‌store‌ ‌shelves‌ ‌and‌ ‌no‌ ‌guarantee‌ ‌about‌ ‌the‌ ‌future.‌ ‌ ‌ …

Living Dependent on God

My wife and I learned early in the lives of our three daughters that, while they came from the same gene pool, each was very different. That was a cool realization, because it added to our wonder of being parents. Each little one that came along was its own bundle of mystery and intrigue on …