“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” wrote Charles Dickens. Never would I have imagined that my children would be at risk using a bathroom at school. A few weeks ago, the Obama administration issued a directive telling every public school district in the country … Continue reading
They are screaming it from the rooftops, “Addiction is a disease!”
I am angry. I hate drugs. We lost a man. Tim was one of our residents. Nine months into the program, three to go. He had come so far. He was on an approved pass taking care of some family business. He made a bad decision in a moment of weakness. … Continue reading
We all deal with regret. Hurtful words we said. Promises we didn’t keep. Money we stole. Alcohol we consumed. Confidences we betrayed. Dark lusts we indulged. Some regret is relational—a divorce, an estranged son, a deceased mother. Some is financial—an investment that went bad, a lease you can’t get out … Continue reading
From our family at Life Challenge Ministries to yours, Lori and I wish you a very merry Christmas and a joyous New Year! Thank you for supporting our ministry and God bless you all.
I am worn out. Not from work, church, family responsibilities, jogging, or even the holidays. I am worn out from all the violence. Avengers: Age of Ultron pushed me over. For those of you unfamiliar, Avengers: Age of Ultron is part of an action movie series based on Marvel Comics’ … Continue reading
A nationally known evangelist was preaching at a church when he said, “The world is going to hell and most of you don’t give a damn.” He paused. Then he continued, “And you know what’s even sadder? Most of you are more upset that I used the word ‘damn’ than you are that people … Continue reading
“God is sick of (some of) you. He is frustrated with you. He is wearied by you. . . He finds you loathsome, detestable. . . He hates you.” Those words were spoken a few years ago by a well-known preacher, and they created no small stir. People from all … Continue reading