God’s plans

  • Dealing with sin

    When I was a boy, we had a car that leaked oil. In time, there was so much oil that it was a hazard. You could slip and kill yourself. One Saturday, Dad and I cleaned up the oil, scrubbed it with soap and water. The concrete was permanently stained, but the oil was gone…. [read more]

  • Clearing Hurdles

    By / April 6, 2017 / Abraham, God's plans, Relationships

    When I was a young man, I loved track and field. I knew all the big names in almost every event—Dwight Stones in the high jump, Sergey Bubka in the pole vault, Al Feuerbach in the shot put, and Reynaldo “Skeets” Nehemiah in the high hurdles. Nehemiah was the top-ranked hurdler in the world for… [read more]

  • Culture Club

    By / February 16, 2017 / Abraham, God's plans, God's promise

    “There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death” (Proverbs 14:12). Growing up, my primary argument for obtaining parental permission was, “Everybody’s going to be there!” or “Everybody’s doing it!” Mom and Dad would offer the standard parental reply, “If everybody was jumping off a cliff, would you jump, too?” Our culture would have… [read more]

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