Paul Faulkner once told a story about a man who was trying to share his faith in Jesus with a woman who was going through a tough time.
The woman told him that her life was falling apart. Nothing was working. Her daughter had been killed in an accident. Her husband was unfaithful to her. Now, she was about to lose her job.
“When the world crashes in on you…to whom do you turn?” asked the man. Continue reading
“What advice would you give young black men to overcome their fear?”
This question was posed by a reporter to Dallas Police Chief, David Brown, in a news conference Monday.
I love his answer. Continue reading
I think one of the beauties of God’s Word is how it speaks to us at different times and in different ways, depending on where we are in life. We see things through the prism of our circumstances, our emotions and our maturity.
It is obvious to me not only in my own life but through this blog as some posts touch the hearts or some more than others, depending what is happening in their lives. Continue reading
Filed under Prayer, Psalms
Job in the long ago said, “man that is born of woman is of few days and full of trouble.” How true it is. Trouble and tragedy is not limited to those that are in the national consciousness, whose names and faces are in the news. Continue reading
Sometime ago there was an article in USA Today entitled “Bad Times Spawn Great Start Up.” It documented some notable successes that have been generated out of the ashes of economic downturns. Sixteen of the thirty corporations in the Dow Jones industrial average trace their origin to a time of recession. Walt Disney lost an acting job as a movie extra and started his famous cartoon company in a garage during tough times between 1923-1934. William Hewlett and David Packard teamed up in Silicon Valley in 1938 during the Great Depression. And the world’s richest man, Bill Gates, dropped out of college during the recession of 1975 and began Microsoft. Continue reading