Category: Devotional

Thanksgiving for Things Unseen

October 1863 saw Americans firmly entrenched in the middle of the third calendar year of the Civil War; a war that, perhaps more than any other American war, brought great suffering, pain, turmoil, and strife to American soil and threatened...

/ November 23, 2007

Giving Thanks for the Mundane

Tomorrow, we will give thanks for the many blessings in our lives by indulging ourselves with food, family and football. And in doing so, we will probably neglect some of the more remarkable facts of our lives, if only because...

/ November 21, 2007

Finding Gratitude

Perhaps it is a confession of vanity, but when I was in my teenage years, I hated zits. I was perhaps no more pimply than the other folks at my high school, but it was enough! I hated the deleterious...

/ May 1, 2007

silence

Whether or not being able to sit still in silence is a “spiritual discipline,” I do not know. I have learned by experience, that it is probably one of the most valuable abilities I have spent time practicing, with the...

/ July 29, 2005

Death comes to all Men

You know you’ve been blogging for a while when blogging becomes an important outlet for the deeper thoughts of your normal life. Or in this case, normal death. Today, my grandfather passed away. As I reflected on his death, I...

/ June 14, 2005

Belated, but nevertheless HNY!

I like New Year’s celebrations. Despite some opinions to the contrary, I really am not so cynical as to not get some enjoyment out of the holiday. In fact, it really is one of the greatest celebrations we Americans share....

/ January 3, 2005
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Gaudeamus Igitur…….

Along with 500 other Biola students, I am a recent college graduate. Having been told that I am part of Christianity’s “best hope” for the future all weekend long, I have been convinced of one thing: the ability to impact...

/ June 1, 2004