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"Act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with your God" (Micah 6:8)

Find God’s Heart and Follow His Lead

As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him. While Jesus was having dinner at Matthew’s house, many tax collectors and sinners came and ate with him and his...

The God of Joseph is With Us

Do you ever feel like God is taking the long way around in trying to lead you in life? Some people struggle with making sense of life with its many winding, bumpy roads which twist and turn every which way (and never seem to smooth out for very long). Enter Joseph in...

This is the Way

Hearing or reading the phrase, “This is the way” immediately transports many people to a galaxy far, far away. It is the catchphrase of Din Djarin, aka “Mando,” the main character in Disney’s show The Mandalorian. Set in the Star Wars family of lore, the show tells...

Trust the Lord: A Map for Walking Wisely

High performance coach and bestselling author Brendon Burchard grew up in Montana, with a healthy respect for the mountains and the woods. He now says that “In Montana, we have this saying, ‘The time to have the map is before you enter the woods.’”  I think that is...

Let’s Outdo The Experts

People like to be known for their expertise. When people say you are an expert in some area they are basically saying, “Of all the people who do this in the world, you are one of the best at doing it” or “You are highly qualified to speak to this issue and we want to...

Grace for Junkies, Love for Winos

In his excellent book Addiction and Grace, Gerald May reports common sentiments he has heard across the years of his work with people addicted to alcohol and narcotics. In one part of a hospital he would hear those struggling against addiction to alcohol say with...

The Father is Always Listening

One night when my oldest son was three years old I was tucking him into bed when he asked, “Daddy, will God give me a good dream?” I answered quickly without really thinking about how a little boy might decipher what I said when I replied, “I don’t know son, why don’t...

MFFL Files: A Lifelong Journey as a Mavs Fan

I am an MFFL: Mavs Fan For Life! When my family celebrated Christmas yesterday, I was proud to unwrap yet another Mavs shirt. Ah, my wife and kids know me so well. It makes me so happy to be a Mavs fan. I fell in love with the Dallas Mavericks in the 80s. The young...

The Magi Opened Their Treasures

Matthew 2:11 says, “After coming into the house they saw the Child with Mary His mother; and they fell to the ground and worshiped Him. Then, opening their treasures, they presented to Him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.”  The Magi bring three gifts (which led...

Snatching Others from the Fire

The Dallas Morning News carried a story with this headline: “Nurse dies saving patient from house fire” (11/26/20, 4A). This home nurse was a 64-year-old trying to save her 71-year-old paraplegic patient from the flames of a house fire in Louisiana. She tried to wheel...