Making Sense Out Of The Senseless

Often times we need to find a key that unlocks our understanding.  This key is like finding an equation math or theory in science that explains observable data.  The data may seem random until the equation or theory explains everything.  When the formula is discovered then understanding is achieved. Since...Read more …

The Flow of God

In my upcoming book, “Imitate Paul,” I draw from Paul’s life five keys that enabled him to be the great apostle, missionary, and church planter of the New Testament.  One of those five keys comes from one verse, 2 Corinthians 4:16.  This verse is a window into Paul’s secret life...Read more …

Leave or Remain?

“Leave or Remain?”  That is the question for British voters Thursday.  This is quite an amazing thing — to be allowed to vote over such an important matter.  I watched in full the BBC debate last night in order to be an informed voter.  The debate was one of the...Read more …

Imitate Paul

It has been quite a few weeks since I have written a blog.  I have been busy in the background writing my second book.  It will be called “Imitate Paul,” with the subtitle, “Five Keys From The Apostle for Every Church Planter, Leader, and Believer.” Two years ago I was...Read more …

Remaining Faithful To The End

The most important matter for a Christian is to finish your race.  Yea, even more than that — to finish your race with joy.  This is Paul’s life’s vision as he states it in Acts 20:24: But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear...Read more …

US Elections — Sowing &Reaping

Even my readers abroad will know that the US presidential elections are in full swing with the Iowa primaries. There are many sub-plots but the main one is the candidacy of Donald Trump for the Republican nomination.  He has been and currently is leading by substantial margins in all polls...Read more …

Remember The Poor

In Galatians 2:9 Paul says, They desired only that we should remember the poor, the very thing which I also was eager to do. Are you remembering the poor? Living in Mexico these past three years has introduced a challenging and radical aspect to our lives.  We are living here...Read more …

Rejoice in 2016

As we look forward to what the New Year holds for us, I am usually most interested in what the New Year looks like prophetically.  Actually, I think I am like most people, asking questions like “What events will unfold in 2016 — in the world, in my country, in...Read more …

Scrawny Old Yorkshireman Finishes His Race

Today a great adventure was completed.  John Beeden, 53, a self described scrawny old Yorkshireman, completed a solo row across the Pacific Ocean, from San Francisco to Cairnes, Australia.  He averaged 15 hours a day rowing for 209 days!  He is the first person to have completed this amazing feat....Read more …
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

I want to wish all my readers a very Merry Christmas.  May your Christmas and New Year be filled with love, joy, peace and hope. If for any reason this year, your holiday season is especially challenging, may the God of all comfort pour out his grace to you. Two...Read more …