Category Archives: On The Spiritual Side

What Is Sound Doctrine?

One of the most amazing events in my life was that moment in time when I “became” a born-again believer. I was in a friends living room and had just asked for prayer in order to help me keep my … Continue reading

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The Journey To Freedom Continues

My wife and I have not been associated with a denominational Christian gathering for most of the past seven or eight years. During this time we have continued to fellowship with friends and others, mostly in a small group/home group … Continue reading

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Closing A Door On Some Past Stuff

As many of you know I was an elder for several years at a local church. During this period of time, I began to address some areas within the leadership structure that I and several other elders thought problematic and which … Continue reading

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Nothing New Under The Sun

As most of my friends know I am really a beatnik poet in disguise as a graphic designer, husband, father of four and grandpa to some wonderful grandkids. Well, the beatnik poet thing might be kind of a stretch, but … Continue reading

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Misty Edwards

Here is a link that was forwarded to me from a friend. I share it with you in hopes that the message will speak for itself. I am always amazed with people who can flow in the gifting they have … Continue reading

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Hosanna

I ran across this song by Hillsong United on Ben Cotten’s blog several days ago. It’s one of those songs you can’t get out of your mind. So I thought I would share it with you.

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This Mortal Coil

I have been light and airy for the past few weeks and wouldn’t you just know that serious introspection is beginning to catch up and overtake me. It is not quite a roller coaster ride of highs and lows but … Continue reading

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Authority

In a book entitled “Dr. Frankenstein and World Systems” Bob Mumford, in describing how systems rule our lives, quotes the philosopher David Hume. He says Hume once observed: “Nothing appears more surprising to those who consider human affairs with a … Continue reading

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The Next Level

During my recent trip to Maryland to visit family, Sandi and I listened to some teachings from a 2006 conference called “Quantum Leap”. You might be thinking it was about the tv show of the same name that was popular … Continue reading

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Encouragement—The 15th Wonder of the World

A friend of mine—who once upon a time was a bible teacher in a church I attended—said that to encourage meant to put courage into. Dictionary.com defines courage as:the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face … Continue reading

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