Keeping Your Life out of the Hay Bales

You know those concrete barriers you see on the highway that divide one side from the other? The ones with the skid marks on them from people who got too close? And you know that guy who thinks he can drive in the fast lane until he sees how close the barriers seem to be? … Continue reading Keeping Your Life out of the Hay Bales

Don’t be a flat squirrel!

You know those indecisive squirrels you see in the middle of the road? They get halfway across the street and then when they see a car coming, they panic and don't know which way to go? Their inaction often turns them from indecisive squirrels and into flat ones. Exodus 14:13-16 tells us of a potential … Continue reading Don’t be a flat squirrel!

Leveling Up

If you’re familiar with video games, you’re familiar with the concept of “leveling up.” Video games have different levels with each successive level becoming more difficult than the previous one. In each level the character you are playing acquires different skills (power-ups), points, weapons, etc. that help him or her meet the “boss” on that … Continue reading Leveling Up

They cast their nets and changed the world.

Luke chapter 5 tells us of the day that Peter, James and John became Jesus’ disciples. They were fishermen by trade and as they had done for years, they were by the lake washing their nets. Jesus on that day was speaking, and unlike the scribes and Pharisees whose messages were weak hand-me-downs from rabbis … Continue reading They cast their nets and changed the world.