Christian Living Tag

18 May What Are You Looking At?

Have you ever caught yourself day dreaming and looking aimlessly into the distance? If so, you know how startling it can be when someone unexpectedly approaches you and asks, "What are you looking at?" In an instance, you are shaken from your prior thoughts and...

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16 May A Touch of Compassion

A family was visiting Chicago. It was a cool day as wind whipped around every corner in the city and kissed their cheeks. They rushed to enter a Starbucks downtown. As they entered, the son noticed a homeless man sitting on the ground. His fingernails...

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13 May The Façade of Freedom

We define freedom as freedom from any lord, master, or any restrictions; or freedom to belong to self. But a train is not free when it jumps the "restriction" of the track nor is the fish free when it decides to jump from its water...

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20 Apr Sensing the Beauty of God

One of the things I have learned recently is that God is a restless, communicative God! And while I acknowledged that communication cognitively, I underestimated that communication intuitively. A few years ago, as I sat on the edge of a lake in Minnesota, I was led...

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18 Apr How Can I Pray for You?

This is a simple question that God has powerfully used in my life. On a mission trip to the country of Ukraine a few years ago, as we ate at various  locations, I observed my missionary friend, Dr. Byron Shearer, asking our servers a question that...

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