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6 Signs of Godliness to Re-Examine

What signs do I look for, in my heart and in my life, that indicate that I have a true, growing, genuine faith? I’m ashamed to say that there’s more than a little bit of hypocrisy in me. Sometimes, my inner Pharisee is silent. Sometimes, he stands up and shouts. Most of the time, I’m afraid, he …

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To Please God’s Heart

As a believer, my greatest opportunity and responsibility is to please God’s heart. There’s nothing I should want more. Recently, I was asked to speak at a fundraising banquet for an awesome new organization located here on Indy’s west side. (If you haven’t heard of Active Grace, here’s your chance.) As I prepared for my …

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Last Is the New First

“But many who are first will be last, and many who are last will be first,” (Jesus in Matthew 19:30).  So many things made an impact upon me this weekend as we gathered at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds for Special Olympics to watch our Owen participate in equestrian events along with well over 100 athletes from all over the region. …

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Who is Writing the Story You’re Living?

We are all living our own stories. Our stories can be beautiful. They can be tragic. They can be full of redemption, beauty, love, faith and triumph. And, they can also be full of grief, hurt, pain, fear and sadness. There are lots of chapters, multiple twists and turns, heroines and villains, and plenty of …

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There Will be Tears in Heaven

Eric Clapton wrote one of the most honest, tender and heartbreaking songs ever written, Tears In Heaven. He wrote it from the depth of emotion he experienced after the untimely and tragic death of his young son. The lyrics strike a chord. You can hear the heart of a grieving father: Would you know my …

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