It’s time to trust God more than before

It’s time to trust God more than before

I know some people have an easier time trusting than others. I tend to be a skeptic, and it takes me a while to trust a person completely. I like almost everyone, but trust is something I tend to give carefully.  As I watch the evening news and read articles on...
Commonsense Christianity

Commonsense Christianity

Patricia Heaton is a Hollywood actress known for her comedy and her Christianity. A friend sent me one of Heaton’s recent tweets, and I thought it summed up the way a lot of us are feeling these days.  Heaton wrote, “If you are a common sense person, you probably...
A good chariot race

A good chariot race

If I had lived in the first century, I would have bought tickets to the chariot races.  I love the football playoffs, basketball games, and, if I could ever learn to follow the puck, I would probably like ice hockey. I enjoy a fast-moving contest. A lot of...
God’s team gets the win

God’s team gets the win

People used to make jokes about the Dallas Cowboys being “God’s team,” but it’s really “Jerry’s hobby.”  I’d like to say that everyone would say last Sunday’s Dallas Cowboys game was incredible. But, we used to pastor in Atlanta, and I’m sure there are a lot of...
When Fear is Real and Reasonable

When Fear is Real and Reasonable

Sometimes evil has a face and a name. What kind of person grabs a little girl off the street, from her mother’s hand, and takes her somewhere to abuse her? But that happened in Fort Worth, Texas. Thankfully, some heroic citizens worked with police and the little girl...