light versus the darkness

light versus the darkness

Read: I John 1:5-10 Reflect: Being a substitute for over 10 years, has taught me some things about classroom management. Most teachers will warn you which students to watch and which pupils are helpful. Some teachers will leave extensive notes to help you figure out...
THE WEIGHT OF LIES

THE WEIGHT OF LIES

Remember the story of the bored boy who tended sheep? The boy cried “Wolf!” to get attention. His cries were heard. Help came. But it was a false alarm. He cried “Wolf!” again and help arrived. Yet another false alarm. By the third time, the boy’s credibility was...
WHAT IS YOUR JOY LEVEL?

WHAT IS YOUR JOY LEVEL?

Read:  I John 1:1-4 Reflect: Ahh, the delights of the Student Handbook. It was a freshman’s first required reading years ago when I began Bible College.  Contained within were all the rules which would ensure a “happy” college existence.  The list of prohibitions were...
THE UNDERDOG WINS!

THE UNDERDOG WINS!

January, February, Basketball, April…if you are a sports enthusiast, you probably know what this is in reference to: March Madness.  That special time of year somehow makes the dreary month of March in the Northeast come to life.  Millions can’t wait until...
EVERYTHING CHANGED!

EVERYTHING CHANGED!

Read: John 20:1-18 Reflect: A young man filled with great promise.  Lots of friends. Star of his basketball team. I can still remember the anguished wailing of his girlfriend. At the prime of life, in a second his life ended in a car accident. Sam was now laid...
STONES TO REMEMBER

STONES TO REMEMBER

Every year as I was growing up, my family would take a summer vacation. It is one of my fondest memories from childhood. My dad would hook up the pop-up camper and off we would go into the unknown. Purchasing a souvenir became a much-anticipated tradition. It’s how my...