Appearance of Evil

Recently I was told a very funny “joke” of something that happened in church. It struck me so funny I laughed and laughed. Later, when I was alone I went over it several times to be sure I would get it right when I retold it. It was one of those that you just had to tell someone else, a close friend. But it was somewhat “shady.” It wasn't really a “dirty” joke. But it was not one you would want to tell from the pulpit. The pastor and I were very close and I was just itching to tell it to him.

Spiritual Fitness

After my last visit with the doctor to go over my cholesterol test, I increased my workout regimen.  While I was on the treadmill, listening to one of Pastor Mike’s sermons from our podcast, the idea of spiritual fitness came to mi

Earthly Riches

(originally published in Aug 2006 in Chokmah) "Stuck with a winning ticket" read a front page article of the Houston Chronicle, August 14, 2006.

...the political divide

Well it is the beginning of a new church year so I thought I’d kick it off with a new eDevotion and the first one that I’ve written.

Almost Overcome

Jeremiah, Job, and Sometimes... Us


"In·de·scrib·able- that which cannot be described; surpassing description. " Words seemed to fail the Apostle Paul as he expressed, "Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!" (2 Cor.

The Sea and the Waves Roaring

Is Jesus' teaching of the "roaring of the sea and the waves" one of the signs preceding His Second Coming? It appears to this writer that it is.


I once heard a motivational speaker say, "We can do anything if we are just motivated." How motivated are we? The most urgent thing we should be motivated to do is to Seek first the Kingdom of God and his righteousness.


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