God's Glory in a Seashell

God’s Glory in a Seashell

Deep in the twilight realms of the ocean glides a mysterious, marvelous monstrosity. Up to 43 feet long (though lengths of up to 59 feet have been reported) with eyes the size of dinner plates, its bouquet of pulsing, writhing tentacles contains hundreds of suction cup suckers through which it tastes its prey. Its only known enemy is the sperm whale, …

Rediscovering God

Rediscovering God

Do you know who God is? Have you personally met Him? If not, it’s time to do so. I once heard a very wise, learned man say that he had spent years digging out who God is so that others wouldn’t have to. What he meant was that he could teach people through his experiences, and that is true and good. But …

The Complete Cancer Diaries

Where is God When We Suffer?

I want to make a very special announcement to you today. If you ever follow my Facebook page, you probably know what I’m going to say. But otherwise, this could potentially come as a complete surprise because I have done a terrible job of getting the news out. Either way, here it is. =) Now. Drum roll please. Starting today …

Bench with sun rising

Why Do You Believe That?

I recently had a very interesting conversation with a young man. We met because he had mocked a belief that I and many others share, so I invited him to talk to me about what his beliefs were on that subject and others. As we talked I learned that he believed that the entire Bible hadn’t happened yet and was …

Miley Cyrus and Truth as a Person

Truth is a fragile thing, don’t you think? In fact, many see it to be fractured into as many pieces as there are people. I have my truth. You have your truth. And as long as they don’t step on each other we can both live together in this world amicably. Of course, when we’re talking about truth in this …

Welcome, Seeker.

When was the last time your breath was stolen away? When did your heart last seize up with awe or break a little with bittersweet longing for something and somewhere slightly other? When did you last experience an overwhelming feeling of childlike wonder? Of course, many would say that’s silly (positively “childish,” in fact), and if it’s been twenty years …