This page is your gateway to the essays. After making their debut on the Home page, we will be posting them here as well for your ease of access.
We hope they stimulate thinking and either increase your faith and love of God or, if you don’t yet know what to think about Him or if He even exists, help get you started in search of answers to that greatest question of all: What shall I do with Jesus?
And, if somewhere along the way you’re inclined to leave a comment or get in touch, all the better!
And Lead Us Not Into Temptation – delves into an interesting phrase in what is popularly known as “The Lord’s Prayer.”
Mercy to Dogs - looks at what, at first glance, appears to be unkind words spoken by Jesus to a woman seeking His help for her daughter. From the 15th chapter of Matthew.
I Am Willing – reminds us of God’s passionate desire to help us in the most perfect and loving way possible.
Mercy To All - offers an alternative interpretation of some of the difficult passages found in Romans, chapter nine.
Lessons at Sea – explores the well-known passage in Matthew, Chapter 14, where Peter walks on water with Jesus.
Disappointment – shows how we are all tempted, at one time or another, to be disappointed in God.
The Miracle at Cana – looks at the first ‘sign’ Jesus gave us.
Forgiveness – marvels at the wonderful gift of God’s forgiveness through the work of Jesus Christ.
Families – reflects some of the lessons I’ve learned over the years about the nature of families.
Priorities - touches on Mary’s decision to recline at Jesus’ feet over her sister Martha’s mistaken understanding of the place of ministry.
The Friendship of Trials - plumbs the well-known passage in James 1:2-8 regarding the positive benefits of the trials we face.
A God Too Thin - offers an alternative viewpoint to the traditional reformed perspective of the doctrine of election.
Obedience – reaffirms the relationship between genuine faith and obeying God.
The Good Man – helps us appreciate the vast difference between our human and God’s perspective on goodness.
Judging – highlights not only the distinction between competing standards but what is fair game for us to judge in the first place.
A Steadfast Mind - is one that trusts in the Lord.
In the Hoot of an Owl – shares a personal story about God’s gracious response to my child-like faith.
Safe Sex – examines the credibility of our culture’s claims regarding sexual intimacy.