Una cuestión de obedencia

Una cuestión de obedencia

Al llegar a la iglesia este domingo para participar en el servicio de adoración a las 8:30 am, llegué un poco temprano y me disponía a bajar de mi automóvil y mi mirada se detuvo en un anciano que muy lentamente se bajó de su carro, abrió el cajón de atrás y con...
Jesus Won’t Ghost You

Jesus Won’t Ghost You

“…for he has said, ‘I will never leave you nor forsake you.’”Hebrews 13:5 24 The one who calls you is faithful, and he will do it. 1 Thessalonians 5:24 Ghosting. Ever heard of it? It’s a term all the cool kids use to mean the stopping of communication with someone...
The Business of Resurrection

The Business of Resurrection

This past week in Dallas, we experienced a tragedy. Thankfully, we grieve only buildings and not lost lives. This is the first tornado that I have ever lived through and it is by far the most terrifying and unpredictable natural disaster. As I drove through the...
Joy!

Joy!

Here’s a hefty dose of joy for your Thursday night! “Blessed are you when people hate you and when they exclude you and revile you and spurn your name as evil, on account of the Son of Man! Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great...
It’s all Mum-sense to me!

It’s all Mum-sense to me!

If you are reading this blog post from anywhere outside of Texas, chances are you have no idea what I mean when I reference a “Homecoming Mum”. I, too, had no idea of this Texas sized tradition until moving to the Lone Star State over twenty years ago. It wasn’t until...
A World Without Light

A World Without Light

Author Dave Lambert tells a short story titled, “A World Without Light” that has stuck with me for two decades. It goes like this: I probably shouldn’t be down here, Gary thought, twisting onto his back and inching through the damp muddy passage on his shoulder...
The Grace of God

The Grace of God

“Friends, I realize that what you and your leaders did to Jesus was done in ignorance. But God was fulfilling what all the prophets had foretold about the Messiah—that he must suffer these things. Now repent of your sins and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped...
A Crash Course in Perspective

A Crash Course in Perspective

For those of you that don’t know, I experienced a major car wreck about a month ago. I tried to avoid the semi on my right, tried to avoid the wall on my left, and then lost control. I crashed into the semi, bounced off of him, spun at least once and then crashed into...
Refreshed!

Refreshed!

One thing in my life that tends to goes to all extremes is spending daily time reading the Bible. I will be super consistent for a season, share with others where I am reading and discuss it, journal what I’m understanding, use a Bible study resource, etc. and in...