No Choice but to Choose

“Now therefore fear the Lord and serve him in sincerity and in faithfulness. Put away the gods that your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. And if ... Continue Reading →

Soldier to Civilian: The “Mr. Incredible” Complex

Have you seen the meme about “Name a movie you have watched five times and still like”? For my family and me, the movie would be “The Incredibles”. My kids literal quote lines ... Continue Reading →

But, How Do You Know?

“Let no man say when he is tempted that he is tempted of by God!” Tested?, Tempted?, or Self-inflicted?…these three are the most difficult questions to answer for Christians when ... Continue Reading →

Angels, Demons & You

Spiritual Warfare is real! It is as real as the oxygen we breath. We can’t see air unless atmospheric conditions are idea but we can feel it. We can’t see the spirituality of spiritual ... Continue Reading →

Meaningful Change

This past weekend, I conducted my 207th Army Strong Bonds retreat. We had 27 senior military couples who joined me at a hotel a couple of hours away from Joint Base Lewis McChord in ... Continue Reading →

Great Expectations

Everything comes with expectations.  Any hobby or occupation you pursue requires investment of both time and resources.  Interpersonal relationships of all kinds come with expectations ... Continue Reading →

Wrong Spirit, Got to Go!

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on ... Continue Reading →

Choosing God’s Preferences Over Our Own

I asked my wife and kids to give me a list of “Personal Preferences”. Here is what they gave me, in no particular order: CLOTHING HAIR STYLE FAVORITE FOOD TYPE OF CAR/TRANSPORTATION STYLE ... Continue Reading →

Do Something Great

Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. – 1 John 4:4 In the movie John Q, there was a time when ... Continue Reading →

Faith in the Gospel in a Hostile World

Do You Have Faith That the Gospel is Strong Enough? Let’s face it. Most of us are so focused on what we see on the news that we rarely stop to consider God’s power and sovereignty ... Continue Reading →