A Walker’s Creed

God came walking through the garden in the cool of the day and spoke to his first listeners. I will walk, because he first walked. I will listen for his voice. Enoch walked faithfully with God, until God whisked him away. I will walk away from death and into the whirlwind of God. Noah walkedContinue reading “A Walker’s Creed”

You’re Not Normal

On the journey through Exodus, it doesn’t take long to get to the epic contest of wills between Moses and Pharaoh (Ex. 7-12). We find Moses’ repeated appeals to Pharaoh to let the Hebrews go to the wilderness to worship their God, and Pharaoh’s stubborn refusals, culminating in ten horrific plagues of judgment against Egypt.Continue reading “You’re Not Normal”

Bullies and Babies

Did I get your attention with that title? What I am led to share with you today is an illustration of why I have called my site, “Scripture Comes to Life.” Yesterday morning I went to counsel with two of the men in the re-entry ministry where I serve. Both sessions were powerfully moving. IContinue reading “Bullies and Babies”

Emotional Bruises

Sometimes I notice a bruise somewhere on my body and can’t remember how, when or where I received the injury. Maybe it was when I was looking down at my phone and walked into a doorjamb? Or when I hit my shin on the dishwasher door when it was open? If I think about itContinue reading “Emotional Bruises”