Go Slow to Go Fast

I have a bunch of friends that are big NASCAR fans. The other day as they were deep in conversation over car weights, and fuel regulation someone commented this… “you got to slow down so you can go fast”. They were referring to how a driver will slow the car down before a big turn […]

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Right & Left

We all love how the story ends;  The Lord blessed the latter days of Job’s life more than his beginning….. he ended up with double! Only problem is we don’t want to go through what Job went through, to get what Job got. and they said to Him, “Grant that we sit in Your glory, […]

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Somebody

I was honored by everyone in town. When I spoke, everyone listened; they hung on my every word. People who knew me spoke well of me; my reputation went ahead of me. I was known for helping people in trouble and standing up for those who were down on their luck. Job 29 Excerpt The […]

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Silence Speaks

Three of Job’s friends heard of all the trouble that had fallen on him. Seven days and nights they sat there without saying a word. They could see how rotten he felt, how deeply he was suffering. This is probably the best thing they could have done for Job. How often do we enter into […]

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Bubble’s

Have you ever watched a child discover the magic of bubbles for the first time? Its amazing. You dip the little wand into the jar, blow gently, and out comes this wonderful wobbly floating object. The child cant help but stare at the wonderful creation. But then its not enough to just, see she has […]

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Pain & Suffering

Do you remember a few years ago when you would go to the mall and there would be those paintings that looked like a bunch of nothing? Lines everywhere no real value just a bunch of loud colors on cheap paper? But everyone would be standing around staring at them. You would begin to hear […]

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Unexpected

He rides in to town on a donkey No chariots or choice stallions He was born in a manger Not in a palace His Kingdom is not of this world He wears a crown of thorns Not the gold and diamonds of Kings past He eats, walks, and talks among sinners and thieves Not the […]

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Monuments

The book of Joshua tells the story of the children of Israel, crossing the river Jordan to go into their promised land. Halfway through passing the Jordan one member from each of the 12 tribes is told to pick up a stone, carry it to the other side, and place them all together as a […]

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Can any good come from this…

The scriptures tell a story of a man Nathanael. Upon hearing the news of the coming Christ “Jesus of Nazareth” his response was this. “Can anything good come from Nazareth”? This is a question we still ask ourselves today. Every-time we go through pain and suffering, every time things don’t work out the way that […]

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