Are You Fired Up About Christian Spiritual Growth?

Christian spiritual growth. Do those three words leap from your heart or cause you to step back? Maybe everyday life keeps you from thinking about where you stand on spirituality or for that matter Christianity. Is your spiritual condition hidden underground but ready to spring forth into the light with the daffodils and crocuses? Or, […]

Filling The Gaps Of Faith

Years ago my friends and I were driving south on PCH in Calfornia. We were on spring break from college and driving from San Francisco to LA. We planned our trip to sightsee, and this particular night our destination was the Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo, and we were on the stretch of PCH […]

God Cares, Even About The Little Things

We often think of God’s plans for our life in terms of grandiose ideas. God also cares about the little things in our life just as much as the big-ticket items. When I medically retired 4 years ago, there were many things I could do then that I can’t do now. I retired early due to […]

The Cost Of Sacrifice

“I will not sacrifice to the Lord my God burnt offerings that cost me nothing.” – 2 Samuel 24:24 (NIV) Has God ever asked you to give something up as you seek to follow Him? Maybe He has been asking you now, or perhaps He has been asking you for a while. I am not sure what […]

A Changed Heart on Display

I was cold-hearted toward him in high school and treated him badly. If I could, I would apologize. That was my thought when my father told me he had seen an old boyfriend of mine, some fifteen years after our relationship ended. Lots of life had happened in those years. I was now married with […]