When God Says “GO!”

I’ve never heard the Lord speak in a big booming voice. I have received countless gentle “nudges’ or “promptings” from the Holy Spirit. There have been times when God has caused a “holy restlessness” or the Lord has placed an uncomfortable spiritual “grain of sand” that has agitated my spirit....

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2016 A Year of Shaking and Transition

I was on my knees when the first shot was fired. It did not take long for the others to join in. There were sounds of gunshots, fireworks, car horns, bottle rockets, banging pans, and of course lots of screaming. Folks were welcoming in the New Year! I welcomed 2016...

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Now What!

Tragic news is all around us. For many it is not only knocking on the door but tragedy has kicked the door off of the hinges. WHY DO BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLE? Most of us are tempted to ask. “Why me?” or “Why my family?” After all, we...

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Hitting The Wall

No matter how you describe it, unless you are the batter in baseball, “hitting the wall” is usually not a good thing! Most folks associate hitting the wall with marathon running. Now those of you who know me have heard me say, “If you see me running call animal control...

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Love IS Stronger Than Hate!

Don King, the guy with the electric Afro, is famous for saying, “Only in America!” We have been so blessed to live in this great land of opportunity. To be sure, it is a land filled with its share of challenges and problems. There are, however, few places most of...

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God is in the vineyard toting a chain-saw!

Everyone gets cut. That hardly seems fair but God, according to the words of Jesus in John chapter fifteen, takes away the non-productive branches and prunes the ones that are bearing fruit. God is all about obedience and productivity. Healthy vineyards yield fruit. Now, that’s a lesson for the whole...

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