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What Is Truth?

My husband and I are leading a Bible study based on the Truth Project videos by Focus on the Family. Naturally, I have been thinking a lot about what truth really is and what various people say it is. A lot of individuals these days believe that truth is relative. They think truth is as …

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The Big Idea

Most have us have heard the figure of speech, “chasing a rabbit trail,” in regard to public speaking or conversation. Usually, it is a negative thing, as the speaker veers from his or her train of thought and winds up somewhere completely unexpected in the course of the discussion—sometimes with no way of getting back …

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Conviction vs. Condemnation

“Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.” (2 Corinthians 7:10, NIV) I recently heard a former drug addict preach an inspiring sermon at my church. One of the things Rick Casto, now a Teen Challenge director, said really struck me: “Guilt says, ‘I’ve done wrong.’ …

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Reset

Recently I received a nifty little NOAA weather radio as a gift for five years with the company for which I currently work. It is a cordless unit that receives AM, FM and NOAA weather transmissions and runs on either a rechargeable lithium ion (LI) battery or three AAA batteries. You can charge the LI …

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Flake Magnet

“When I have been lifted up from the earth, I will draw all people toward me.” (John 12:32, GW) One of my favorite word pictures from the Bible is found in 2 Corinthians 2:14-16. When I read in this passage how God uses believers to spread “the fragrance of the knowledge of [Christ]” everywhere we …

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