A New’s Year Resolution You Have Never Heard

For a video version of this blog, click here. As men, we like to fix things. Got a stopped up drain? Get the plunger and go to work. Got a fence with a post fallen? Get the shovel and concrete and go at it. Got an internet connection issue? Put on your best tech hat […]

Advent Meditation #4: The Emptiness of Christmas

The human race does it this way: We are born with an emptiness that must be filled. And we can spend our entire lives searching for fullness. The Son of God did it this way: He was born, having emptied Himself of all fullness. He spent His entire life continuing to empty Himself so that […]

Advent Meditation #3: Silence at Christmas

For a video version of this blog, click here. “How silently, how silently the wondrous gift is given! So God imparts to human hearts the blessings of His heaven.” I have sung this line countless times during the Christmas season. Taken from the third verse of “O Little Town of Bethlehem,” this line evokes in […]

Advent Meditation #2: Saying Yes to God

For a video version of this blog, click here. It’s such a simple word. Yes. We say it constantly each day. When we are asked a question. When we are asked to do a task. When we are invited to a gathering. We don’t think much about it in the normal affairs of life. But […]

Advent Meditation #1: God’s Strange Battle Strategy

To see a video of this blog, click here. Advent encompasses the four weeks before Christmas. It is a time of waiting, not only for the first coming of Christ as a baby but also for His coming again as a king. This first advent meditation is about that baby. One of my vivid memories […]