Is God Dead?

  It’s easy to believe in hindsight that the prophets in the Bible spoke the truth about events that have now taken place.  For example, it doesn’t require great vision or understanding to identify that, in fact, the original states of Israel and Judah were eventually conquered and their people taken into exile as foretold. 

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Do We Live In A Post-Truth World?

The most dangerous force in the world today is misinformation.  Misinformation can cause civil unrest, riots, and other conflicts.  Misinformation can lead to violence and even war.  Misinformation can be manufactured by people or by “bots”, by artificial intelligence or by human reporters.  Misinformation can be promulgated in the mainstream media, through social media, through

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The Reality of God

In the modern world it has become acceptable to believe that nothing is really real, and so everything is acceptable. Movies and television portray fantastic beasts and fictional circumstances with such clarity and conviction that the common observer enjoys relaxing their skepticism, giving in to the willing suspension of disbelief, and experiencing the world of

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Sudden Favor

If you have ever had a fever, you know that fevers are basically a whole lot of waiting for that moment when the fever breaks. You may have hours or even a day or more of discomfort as your symptoms work their course. And then, suddenly, the fever is done and you feel a sense

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Every Sunday Morning

Every Sunday morning at 9:30AM you’ll find me at 6315 Sykesville Road in Eldersburg, MD setting up for the Creation Springs Church 10:30AM weekly service. We put out a sign.  We set up chairs.  We hook up the sound system and put out the coffee and muffins.  We put Bibles and bulletins on the chairs.

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Getting Naked

Vulnerability, transparency, honesty, integrity, accountability, and open communication are all ways in which you can remove the barriers between yourself and someone else and get naked in the most fundamental and effective of ways. If you are going to be successful in business, in romance, in relationships, and in your walk with God — you

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Renew. Refresh. Recharge.

Selfish. Is it evil to be selfish? Certainly selfishness is a characteristic that is frowned upon in early childhood schooling. You need to be a team player.  You need to love other people.  You need to invest your time and your energy in making the world a better place.  You need to put God first.

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Life is Short. So Live Well.

Life is short. Too short to waste time. Too short to hate. Too short to live with regret. Too short to give up. Too short to give in. Too short to accept defeat. Too short to spend it pursing things that don’t last. Too short to resist, reject, or obstruct the God given destiny that

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Honoring Those Who Serve and Protect

Honor is more than respect. Honor is more than an emotion of reverence or an acknowledgement and appreciation of services rendered. Honor is acting on an awareness of what someone is doing or has done by considering and meeting their needs in response to their service rendered. And so, honor is not just attending the

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Miracles: Fact or Fiction?

Jesus healed the blind, the lame, the deaf, the mute, the sick, the possessed, the addicted, the broken, the fearful, the anxious, the diseased, the hungry, the poor, the thirsty — everyone who asked, who came, who touched, who listened — everyone who desired new life received it. But that was long ago and far

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