Reflections on Redemption

Reflections on Redemption

This is not a review of Jason Stratham’s recent release Redemption (which may or may not be pleasing to you). But it does have a cinematic and literary connection. I’m presently working my way through the American Film Institute’s (AFI) Top 100 list (2007) edition....
Five Reasons Why We Choose to Serve the Lord

Five Reasons Why We Choose to Serve the Lord

What does it mean to serve God? We serve and glorify God by sacrificially serving others. We are called to serve our spouse, children and parents, our fellow-workers or students, our neighbors, and in a local church or ministry. Through the years that I’ve been a...
How You Can Know That You’re Saved

How You Can Know That You’re Saved

Knowing that you have eternal life, and why you have it, can give you peace, joy, love and hope that is different than the atheist who doesn’t believe in God, heaven, or hell. And is different than the misguided experience of the person who assumes everyone goes to...
Trusting in the Becoming

Trusting in the Becoming

A few Sundays ago I was sitting in church, listening to the sermon from my seat: the third seat in the second row on the right. I glanced away from the pastor while he was talking and my eyes landed on the cross on the stage and something—the light or the way the air...