A daily dose of spiritual exercise for men in various stages of their Christian walk

Good managers know how to make the best use of the resources they have. If you have a team of one and fifty bucks, you make that stretch as far as you can. If you have a team of one hundred and fifty million dollars, you still make the best of what you have. Of […]

I do miss many things about childhood. Not the least of which was the natural ignorance of the world around me. Not knowing was bliss and a narrow world was fantastic since everything had its place and that place wasn’t far away. My trails were mine. My places were mine. My secrets were harmless and […]

I heard a Muslim man arguing with a Christian apologist about God. He argued that they both worshiped the same God. He claimed, “I worship the Creator of Heaven and Earth as do you. Therefore, we worship the same God.” The Christian said that they did not worship the same God because the Muslim God, […]

Every day I see people in pursuit of something. The object of the goal varies, but the action of the goal is always the same: “Get it!” Now, “it” might be a material thing or an information thing, but the look in the eye is the same. There is the expectation that when you get […]


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Do you know the difference between a truth and a value? A truth is a fact of reality. For example, water is composed of hydrogen and oxygen. A value is a preference. For example, chocolate is better than vanilla. This seems an obvious separation of the objective and subjective in our life. However, if you […]

This season is a time of relationships and, man, that can sometimes be tough. I have often said that the world might be a hard place, but the people in it can make it worse or better by their actions. The main problem seems to be subjectivity. “It’s all in the way you look at […]

The classical structure for a good story is broken into three stages or acts. There’s the setup which ends with a dramatic change. There’s the journey which ends with the climactic moment. Then, there’s the resolution which eases the observer into the new reality. It seems to me that we can divide the story of […]

Well, it’s nearly Christmas. How do we see through the mess that is the world? My advice is to not even try. Focus on Christ, who He is, and what He did for you. As for your attitude toward the world: “do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the […]

It’s a tough time to be a sports fan in the Pacific Northwest. Earlier this summer, Ken Griffey, Jr. quietly retired in a dust-up with the manager. It was an uncomfortable end to an amazing career. Over the last few weeks, the faces of the other two franchises in the area have suddenly looked average […]

I look at the challenges in my life today and those of the people I know and love. Some of them are fighting for their life due to health problems. I am humbled by their courage and my lack of faith. How many times has God come through for me and the ones I love? […]

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