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Choose The Chosen

Choose The Chosen Study the Bible. Pray. Get wisdom. Watch TV. That’s right. Watch TV. We’re all doing it anyway. Just remember to watch good stuff, too. Many Christian shows are subpar. The Chosen is done so well. It takes Jesus’ story and brings it to life! I...

Expressions

Expressions When we go to church, it’s a good first step in showing our love for God. But the Bible instructs us to praise and worship Him. Here’s our opportunity! Praise is defined, “express warm approval or admiration.” Worship: “express reverence or adoration.”...

Identity Drama

Identity Drama One of the best parts of knowing Jesus? It doesn’t require a user name and password. Living in the culture? Different story. I thought I was proof of my birth, but no. I need a user name. “Mike Harper?” Wrong! Not good enough. “You need a different...

Joy in ’23!

Joy in ‘23! Easier said than done? Absolutely! Painful stuff happens. Some self imposed, some not. No one is immune. Yet, the Bible says rejoice. It says it again, rejoice! It says the joy of the Lord is our strength. It says today’s the day the Lord has made!...

Best Christmas

Best Christmas When was your best Christmas? How do you measure it? We all wish each other a “merry” one. So, what makes it merry? What happens? Do you get everything you want? Not just stuff, but your plans and hopes. Did they fall through? Does that make it “less...

The “Undeserving”

The “Undeserving” I saw a young man by the side of a busy Tyler intersection. Let’s call him Nate. He held a guitar and a sign saying “I Just Need A Little Help.” Maybe it was his first day on the curb, but he appeared anxious. He shifted his weight back and forth....

Thanksgiving Miracle

Thanksgiving Miracle Lois can do many things. But occasionally she needs help. Unfortunately, if it involves fixing anything, she’s married to an extremely limited man. So when I get an opportunity to squish a bug, lift  something heavy, or pick up something from...

Weather You Like It Or Not

Weather You Like It Or Not Everybody talks about the weather, a convenient go-to during a conversation lull. Schedules are affected by it. Moods change with it. Many love to complain about it. It’s an easy target. It’s too hot, too cold, too rainy, too dry. And...

Everything’s Fine. Really.

Not? Perhaps you’re in the middle of a quandary. An impasse. A calamity. If so, you may think, “Easy for you, Mr. Big Pants!” Understandable. First of all, I wear a 34 waist. Secondly, I have problems, too. I don’t share a lot of them because, like you, I can say...