For the Love of the Word

The other day I finished reading The Lord of the Rings. It wasn’t the first time I’d read the famous J.R.R. Tolkien trilogy. It’s been a favorite of mine since childhood, and I’ve read it at least half a dozen times. I love the story, the characters, and the land of Middle-earth. So it didn’t […]

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How to Have a God-Moment

What truly makes up a God-moment? Some people hang that little phrase on twists of good circumstance and figure that God must have had something to do with what happened to them on that particular day. And while I agree that God is sovereign and can show his power through our circumstances (as well as […]

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Level Your Paths

I enjoy running for exercise, and to keep me motivated to run, I sign up for short running events around where I live. Louisville has a robust running community and a lot of events to choose from. But as much as I enjoy running these days, I don’t think I would enjoy it nearly as […]

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Myths of a Mean God

In the beloved Christmas movie Home Alone, eight-year-old Kevin believes a rumor that a neighbor, Old Man Marley, is mean and cruel and might even have killed people. So during much of the movie, Kevin avoids Marley, and runs away when he finds himself too close to the old man. But by the end of the […]

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Blog Post Derby

This Saturday marks the 143rd Kentucky Derby, held here in Louisville at the famous Churchill Downs, where each year, about twenty horses and their riders get a chance at making history. And as it happens, besides my most recent post (The Tone of God’s Voice), I’ve written twenty posts since I started this blog. And […]

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The Tone of God’s Voice

Communication in our twenty-first century digital world is dominated by the written word. Emails, texts, posts, tweets, and other messages fly between our digital devices, keeping us connected and helping us get things done. Unfortunately, we’ve also created an unhealthy attachment to these devices. As I drive down the road these days, I glance at other […]

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