Give Me That Mountain

Faith Redefined

Faith and Unbelief. Day thirty...

“Daddy,” the sixteen‐year old says to her father while out on her first driving lesson, “Please give me permission to ignore the speed limits and the stop signs. Driving would be so much easier if I didn't have to put up with all the rules!”

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Receiving the Unexpected

Faith and Unbelief. Day thirty-seven...

The newlyweds, who knew nothing but big‐city life, had decided to spend their honeymoon at a wilderness campground. On their second day, the scent of grilled fish drew the young man to an older couple in the cabin next door.

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What Would You Ask For?

Faith and Unbelief. Day forty-eight...

That night, there in Gibeon, GOD appeared to Solomon in a dream: God said, “What can I give you? Ask.” (1 Kings 3:5 MSG)

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Exposing what Matters

The Law and Grace. Day eleven...

How is childhood innocence regained? How can the wear and tear of the inexcusable things that have happened to us be somehow reversed?

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Gift or Reward

The Law and Grace. Day thirteen...

I thought my class last week might throw me overboard when I said, “Nobody deserves God's grace.” From the responses on their faces, a list of all the good people who surely deserved God's grace apparently began to form in the minds of many. (I certainly heard what was on the minds of a few.)

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Give Up the Old and Take Up the New

The Law and Grace. Day twenty-three...

During the late 1990s about a dozen friends and I all packed into my Suburban and another vehicle to make a trip to Pensacola Florida. A revival service had started about a year earlier that was drawing considerable national attention.

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Discipline Is an Element of God’s Grace

The Law and Grace. Day twenty-nine...

From our perspective today, it's not so easy to understand why 70,000 people died as a result of David's census of the Israelites. But Satan prompted David to number Israel—with disastrous results (see 1 Chronicles 21:1).

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Welcome Interruptions

The Law and Grace. Day forty-nine...

The positive emotions that come from experiencing God's presence are the dessert of life—especially if you've been living on the destructive emotions that come from experiencing a hostile work environment or a hostile home situation.

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Kingdom Standing

The Law and Grace. Day fifty-five...

As a parent, when I challenged my children to better behavior they would often point out some other kids who acted a lot worse than they did. As an employer, when I challenged my employees to better behavior they too would often point out other employees who acted a lot worse than they did.

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Moving into Position

The Law and Grace. Day sixty-seven...

“Ever since our flight left DFW, if you haven't complained about one business headquartered in Dallas you've complained about another. And that's all fine and good—I've been able to handle it. But I happen to know the CEO, whose policies you're trashing at this very moment. He's my dad. And now you're getting personal!”

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