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My Cup Overflows

Last Friday at our Future Preachers Training Camp, I had the wonderful opportunity to listen to 35 sermons. As you might imagine, my listening capabilities were maxed out, my concentration reached its limit, and my mind felt fatigued. However, while my physical body felt tired, this experience left my spiritual cup overflowing for several reasons.…

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The Little Satellite That Could

In 1972, NASA launched the exploratory space probe named Pioneer 10. The mission of this probe was to reach Jupiter, photograph the planet and its moons, and other parts. At the time, this was an extremely bold plan since nothing had even reached beyond Mars, much less Jupiter. There were even a few tense times…

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The Great Flood…In My Basement

We had just sat down for a nice family dinner when it began to rain. It was steady, but not too heavy at first. Then it started to pour down faster. I went down into the basement to find my window well half full of water, and little streams trickling through the seems of the…

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The Supercell Storm

Ever since I was a kid, I have been transfixed by storms. There is something fascinating about them. The power they wield. The striking features they display. Their massive reach. Storms produce some of the most awe-inspiring events in our world. The obvious downfall to storms is the horrific damage they leave in their wake.…

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The Love of God

The incredible love of God, Who can truly comprehend? For this love has incredible breadth (Ephesians 3:18). To all mankind this love He did send (John 3:16). His love has great length (Ephesians 3:18), Throughout all eternity it has spanned (Ephesians 1:4). God’s love is one of awesome height (Ephesians 3:18), Allowing lowly people to…

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Pulling On Both Oars

“An old Scotsman operated a little rowboat for transporting passengers. One day a passenger noticed that the old man had carved on one oar the word ‘Faith,’ and on the other oar the word ‘Works.’ Curiosity led him to ask the meaning of this. The old man happily replied, ‘I’ll show you.’ He dropped one…

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Watch Your Step

Tim Malone was just strolling through the Skateland parking lot where he works, browsing through his phone. As he neared the front entrance, he failed to see the 4-foot long snake directly ahead of him. With his eyes fixed on his phone, he stepped on the snake, which immediately sunk its teeth into Malone’s leg…