All Lives Matter on World Leprosy Day

Jan 27

All Lives Matter on World Leprosy Day

World Leprosy Day is January 29, 2017. Leprosy? Is that still a thing? I know Jesus healed people of leprosy, but is leprosy still around? Sadly, yes. Despite new treatments that can cure leprosy, the stigma of having an infectious disease keeps people from seeking treatment, especially when society shuts out people with leprosy. More than 200,000 new cases are...

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Hearing God through Biblical Meditation by @MarkVirkler

Dec 26

Hearing God through Biblical Meditation by @MarkVirkler

Hearing God through Biblical Meditation is another valuable book by Mark Virkler. It expands upon the overview of biblical meditation provided in the brief eBook, Meditation: How to Study the Bible in the Presence of God. So if one were choosing between the two, I’d go for this more comprehensive edition because it not only provides solid biblical teaching, but...

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Meditation: How to Study the Bible in the Presence of God by @MarkVirkler

Dec 18

Meditation: How to Study the Bible in the Presence of God by @MarkVirkler

Meditation: How to Study the Bible in the Presence of God offers a brief introduction to biblical meditation, which the author defines as “God’s Spirit utilizing every faculty of my heart and mind, bringing forth revelation which ushers in transformation.” Meditation involves asking God to open the eyes of your heart so you can understand (Ephesians 1:18) what He...

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Miracle Testimony: God Healed My Skin Problem (Possible Cancer) in an Instant

Nov 17

Miracle Testimony: God Healed My Skin Problem (Possible Cancer) in an Instant

If you know me very well, you know I have some seemingly insurmountable health challenges. I’ve been praying for healing for some of my health problems for more than two decades. I’ve even had doctors tell me, “Don’t come back to me for this condition. I don’t know what else to do for you.” So, yeah, it’s been a discouraging situation with my health as one thing...

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Christians, Politics, and Learning the Hard Way What Really Matters

Nov 13

Christians, Politics, and Learning the Hard Way What Really Matters

If you’re like me, you’re probably wondering how Christians can align themselves on opposite ends of the political spectrum. After all, we read the same Bible and serve the same God. How can we end up on “opposite” sides? Or are we? As a general rule, I live by a “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy when it comes to politics. Heaven knows I generate enough controversy on...

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