The Life of a Failure … The Story of Two Fires

He was on the path to success. One of the inner 12 to the most popular Rabbi of his day. He was respected by the other 11. He had lived 3 years of adventure - seen lives changed, people healed, food multiplied, even the dead rise. He had walked on water and spoke up claiming… Continue reading The Life of a Failure … The Story of Two Fires

A Man That Drives Off Shame and Humiliation

Let me tell you from the very start ... you are not the center of the universe. You have messed up, you are broken, and you deserve shame and humiliation. The world does not revolve around you. Nor does it revolve around me. Now that you have been encouraged for the day, let me give… Continue reading A Man That Drives Off Shame and Humiliation

Grace … Get it, Share it, Appreciate it

I met a guy this weekend. A young man that understands grace in a way that I never really will. Scripture tells us that the one forgiven much - loves much. Now don’t get me wrong, I know I am a sinner and I know I don’t deserve His grace ... but I also know… Continue reading Grace … Get it, Share it, Appreciate it

Weeds of Bitterness, Fruit of Forgiveness

Forgiveness and the Root of Bitterness ... Years ago, while on my hands and knees weeding a flower garden at Friendship Baptist, Jim Reese politely and humorously gave me weeding advice. Yeah, not the best at flower gardening ... but I did appreciate his advice. I think the chairman of deacons enjoyed way too much… Continue reading Weeds of Bitterness, Fruit of Forgiveness