Give Me That Mountain

Faith Requires Obedience - Not Talent

Faith and Unbelief. Day ten...

A few years ago Sherrel and I met an exceptional young couple. I was so impressed with their talent that I could easily see them as superstars for God. But as we began to develop a friendship, all the stuff coming against them began to surface. We counseled them intensely for a few months, but eventually they distanced themselves from us. I found out later that they had divorced.

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The Enemy of Faith is Unbelief

Faith and Unbelief. Day eleven...

Who is my first‐responder when I'm in trouble?

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Just in Case?

Faith and Unbelief. Day twelve...

Although I haven't seen him for many years, I remember “Eddie” as a friend who was always prepared to help somebody in need. And the huge trunk of his eighties sedan was a reflection of that readiness. He seemed to have one of everything in that trunk.

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Faith In God Is Not Blind

Faith and Unbelief. Day thirteen...

Blind faith is belief without true understanding, perception, or discrimination.

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The Passionate Pursuit of God Is Anything but Brain Dead

Faith and Unbelief. Day fourteen...

“It is a blessed thing that in every age someone has had individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions, —someone who had the grandeur to say his say. I believe it was Magellan who said, ‘The church says the earth is flat; but I have seen its shadow on the moon, and I have more confidence even in a shadow than in the church.' On the prow of his ship were disobedience, defiance, scorn, and success.”

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Faith Is About Knowing God

Faith and Unbelief. Day fifteen...

“You have been doing so well! You've made so much progress! Why in the world would you leave the shelter and chase after some woman that you just met yesterday?”

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Preferring to Live by Faith

Faith and Unbelief. Day sixteen...

I clearly remember the last time I woke up “feeling” as if my faith had been buried deep in the mud at the bottom of a farm pond.

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Not Far from the Kingdom of God

Faith and Unbelief. Day seventeen...

When the job offer hadn't come through as quickly as she expected, Sally began to feel the panic crawl up the back of her neck.

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All These Things

Faith and Unbelief. Day eighteen...

Because I grew up in a farm family, when I wasn't involved in some school activity I was helping Dad. So I spent a lot of time riding around with him as he chased after parts, or seed, or fertilizer, or feed.

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Maybe Faith Is Not What I Expected

Faith and Unbelief. Day nineteen...

“Children don't love their parents as much as parents love their children.”

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Faith Can’t Be Understood by Observation

Faith and Unbelief. Day twenty...

When Nik Wallenda crossed Niagara Falls in 2012, ABC required him to be tethered to the wire, because they didn't want any possibility of a televised death.

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Faith Is Not Supposed to Be Silly

Faith and Unbelief. Day twenty-one...

The church's new school was about to financially break the church. Enrollment was less than expected and expenses were more. The worship leader sat in a folding chair to the left of the keyboard, as the pastor conducted an emergency meeting with the elders and the rest of the staff.

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