The Puny Life of Freedom

An undisciplined, self-willed life is puny; an obedient, God-willed life is spacious. Psalm 15:32 (Message) Puny. Ever felt that way? It’s a very touchy-feely word. You hear it, and you can visualize it immediately. I’ve never really thought of what the...

One of “My” Glimpses of the Bigger Picture

This past Sunday I was reminded about the reality of the bigger picture, even the “more real” world that The Matrix gave us a great picture of, although it was quite allegorical. Much of my world is nice and neat, surrounded by what I would imagine are...

Heart Freedom Isn’t Free Either

As we celebrate Veterans Day today, it’s rather easy to look around life and pick out the men and women who I know that have served me and my country through military service. I’m sure I’d miss some of them, but I can certainly name a few, and I...

Freedom Isn’t Free

FREEDOM ISN’T FREE(I don’t know who wrote this) I watched the flag pass by one day, It fluttered in the breeze. A young Marine saluted it, And then he stood at ease.. I looked at him in uniform So young, so tall, so proud, With hair cut square and eyes...

The Bigger Story

Finding Your Place in the Bigger Story  A lesson for youth on freedom and significance Tonight (10/14/2009) I’m leading our youth group,and want to start talking about “The Bigger Story.” This is actually much more than just what could be...