The Search

Luke 15:4 "Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Does he not leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it?" NIVTwenty people in our little town were searching. Two hours had passed. The bush was thick....

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The Task

2 Timothy 4:2 "Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage-with great patience and careful instruction." NIVIt was one of those games. Three letter words, one after another. My Scrabble tiles were invariably either all...

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On Rocky Ground

There it was, just ahead of me on the sidewalk: a familiar, bright yellow dandelion, the harbinger of spring, growing out of a narrow crack in the concrete pavement. Somehow, a lone seed from the previous year had landed in the crack and found enough fertile soil to...

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Going Up?

For no one can lay a foundation other than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. Now if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, or straw — each one's work will become manifest, for the Day will disclose it, because it will...

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Great Commission