obedience Archives

How Surrender Brings Freedom

In this season of Lent, this week’s focus is on surrender. This blog is about three things we need to surrender. The first thing we need to surrender is our past. We are people of the past. As Christians, our faith is rooted in a historical event. The Incarnation, the coming of Jesus, the son… Read more »

Increase the Good, Decrease the Bad

As we approach Valentine’s Day, it’s always appropriate to consider our relationship with our spouses. Jill and I will be celebrating our 35th anniversary this year. Our married life together hasn’t always mirrored a Hallmark romance movie; in fact there isn’t a married couple anywhere who has significant time together who wouldn’t agree with me…. Read more »

A New Years Challenge

Today we inaugurated Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of our great nation. I happened to be sitting in the waiting room of a car dealership while my car was being serviced during the inauguration. It was interesting to watch people and try to hear the comments they made under their breath. It was… Read more »