• Build the Expectation

    Excitement With EuroCon less than a month away, there’s plenty of buzz around home base.   In passing conversation it’s commonplace to hear phrases like, Are you going to Budapest, or Did you buy your ticket yet?  It’s exciting, and people are getting ready to go, at least logistically. And while it’s important...

  • A ‘Man’ After God’s Heart

    What’s in a name? Take Andrew for example. The word means “man.” That’s it. There’s no larger metaphor attached to it. It’s as if his parents took a look at the boy child and suddenly were at a loss as to what to call him. So they took the easy...

  • Hopes and Dreams

      Nothing gives more pleasure than disappointment turned to hope. It’s like the budding of a flower, petals which were shrunken in withdrawal, unraveling and stretching in beaming beatification. There is no blush — Just a brave display of approval by Him; the face-lightener, joy bringer, chin-lifting Christ. The Prize...

  • ALWAYS ALL GRACE!

    God can be absolutely relied upon AT ALL TIMES to make ALL Grace abound towards us ALWAYS, in EVERY situation and under EVERY circumstance; and He is glorified in our RECEIVING ABUNDANTLY of this endless, never-deserved GRACE!

  • Strong Joy, Merry Hearts and Mad Mirth

    “Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness” (Proverbs 14:13) Mockery has become so manic, and the parodies so predictable.  From time to time, there’s ferocity that breaks into mean-spiritedness behind all the funny. There is jesting. There is joking. There is the jab, jab,...