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

A Light Source People Will Want

Wired magazine had a cover with the word “Brilliant” next to a light bulb. When you turned to the article it said in big letters: “Let there be LED” (sounds almost biblical, doesn’t it?).   The race was on to come up with great LED bulbs and one of the developers...

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...