Fixed on the Right Goal

Fixed on the Right Goal

Kenny was focused on a unique goal, which required a long flight from Colorado Springs to Gloucestershire, England.  He was joining a crowd of enthusiasts who were meeting at the insanely steep “Cooper’s Hill” which is an unusual two-hundred meter course for a...
The Power in Unplugging

The Power in Unplugging

It was a big adjustment when I moved to Chicago right out of high school.  Among the many changes was a disappointing discovery that it was nearly impossible to see any stars at night.  I had grown up in the country and spent many nights staring at the sky. I would...
Replace Vs. Take Away

Replace Vs. Take Away

The late preacher A.W. Tozer once wrote about the media distractions of his time, circa 1950’s,  “‘Commune with your own heart upon your bed and be still’ is a wise and healing counsel, but how can it be followed in this day of the newspaper, the telephone, the radio...
Convictions or Compromise?

Convictions or Compromise?

A man walked into a Christian bookstore and saw a display of hats with the letters WWJD on them. He was unaware of what the letters stood for so he asked the lady at the counter to enlighten him.   She explained that the letters stood for “What Would Jesus...
Entertainment: Handle With Care

Entertainment: Handle With Care

My family and I used to live on a small farm. During this time I learned the importance of keeping a container of fuel on hand to run outdoor equipment and I also learned to have a better appreciation for its volatility and the wisdom of handling with care.    One day...