A Scholar’s Atheist

“I was at this time living, like so many atheists…in a whirl of contradictions.  I maintained that God did NOT exist.  I was very angry with God for NOT existing.  I was equally angry with Him for creating a world.”  CS Lewis was entirely knackered by the myth of Christianity.  He was an Oxford scholar,…

Bones and Breath

Who has a voice that calls – and the dead arise? Truth be told, once upon a time, a man got sick, died and was buried in a grave for four days. Without embalming, his body stank in the decay of death. A dear friend had heard about his sickness, however, by the time this…

Speak for I am Listening

Ahhh, the first day of Spring 2022! Let me hear you say “outstanding!”  Or tickle my ear with the good news!  “That sounds miraculous!” Increase my joy by replying  “what a hope we have in Jesus!” Fascinate me by your interest in the scripture I shared. “What a blessing that was!”   The truth is that…

Be Stilled

Imagine having the time to stroll up a nearby hill where you intended to be alone, but alas you encounter a friendly Stranger. The thing you liked best about this guy was that He was all ears. In a small rural village there are not many distractions so we often marvel as crops grow to…

Today is the Day

Any gift we have, any power we have is because God is with us. Our Father did not expect us to be effective for His kingdom on our own. His grace, love, power, and presence are ever available to us. He uses the humble and willing to share the gospel with others. Speak of what…

Walk in It

A child just walks in a wonderland full of awe! Such childlike fascination is a gift from the One who created all things to astonish us, to cause us to admire and reverence God who spoke it all into creation. As a child I used to drink from a garden hose! Amazingly I am still…

Suffering is NOT for nothing!

“Record my misery; list my tears on your scroll— are they not in your record?” A famous poet and musician wrote that line centuries ago. Another not so famous poem by FWH Meyers “What are these miserable, hideos years for? Hast Thou not heard Thy whole creation groaning sighs? Did not the woman’s tears of mourning wake…