More Micaiahs, Please!

Bribery, plagiarism, half truths, and flat out lies… everywhere you turn and in many headlines you read, you’ll find stories of elaborate scams and intricately woven scandals. Our human tendency to bend the truth and follow the crowd has never been more prevalent as...

Jacob Vs. Esau

Coke vs. Pepsi. Nike vs. Adidas. UPS vs. FedEx. Lyft vs. Uber. Long before those modern day rivalries, there was Jacob vs. Esau. Rivalries are part of humanity, and this one in particular stretched all the way to the beginning of Jacob and Esau. Jacob got his name...

Lifemarks

One thing that fascinates my kids is animal footprints. Whenever we see them, they try to identify them: Is it a bird? Tiger? Llama? Just like animals, wherever we go, not only do we leave footmarks, but we leave our own mark by how we live. You might call them...

PRAY LIKE JESUS

If you’re a Christian, you would probably tell me you believe in the power of prayer. You would probably say you believe it’s effective, worth your time, and vital to your spiritual growth. But the reality is, we don’t have to say anything; our lives reflect what we...

Drown Out the Noise

1 Timothy was written by the Apostle Paul to his right hand guy, Pastor Timothy. Paul had trained Timothy up and left him in Ephesus to lead the churches there as they struggled through some false doctrine that had infiltrated them. Toward the end of Chapter 1, Paul...