A Time for Every Season

The wisdom of King Solomon is well-known historically and is evident through his writings. He asked God for an endowment of wisdom, and God graciously and generously entrusted Solomon with that gift. We’re the beneficiaries.
Solomon presents a realistic, profound and biblical perspective of life “under heaven.” Consider his message in Ecclesiastes 3: “For everything there [...]

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The Message of Easter

No human mind could have ever conceived of the gospel. Think about it.
It was God’s sovereign plan from its creation to its completion. There is no other reasonable explanation. Suffering, humiliation, rejection, persecution and death by crucifixion are concepts repugnant to humanity.
In the fullness of time, as the prophets foretold, a Redeemer, the Son of [...]

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On Top of the World

How are you at high elevations? Other than some initial shortness of breath and a headache or two, I manage to transition well from the lower elevation of eastern North Carolina to Colorado’s 12,162-foot Mount Crested Butte. In 2011, my family and I hiked just short of the top.
But Colorado’s Rocky Mountains are no match [...]

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A Change of Destiny

Have you seen the 1985 science-fiction adventure film starring Michael J. Fox, “Back to the Future”? Fox plays the ‘80s teenager Marty McFly who through the intellectual genius of his friend Dr Emmett “Doc” Brown travels back in time in a plutonium-powered 1981 DeLorean car to 1955 to meet his future parents. With comedic twists [...]

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Thirsty Souls

Have you experienced a thirst that you were desperate to quench? That situation intensified for me recently when I took a medication for which a side effect was dryness. In jest, I stated the proverbial, “Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink,” because it wasn’t available when I needed it. I didn’t want [...]

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