Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls

Over the next week, I’m going to tell my story. Some things that I’ll share are extremely personal and private. You might rightly wonder why I’d share some of the most private medical information about myself. I will not lie — some of the things I’m going to share this week are some extremely embarrassing […]

Coping with Pain

Today is the fifth and final installment of a series on pain. Next week, I will share my story and how I got to the physical condition in which I now find myself. God bless! Every year at Polishing the Pulpit (PTP), I want to hear Tom Holland speak at every one of his sessions. […]

The Lord’s Discipline

Today is part four of a conversation about pain from a biblical viewpoint. Yesterday, we talked about Paul’s thorn in the flesh and how that thorn created humility in his life. Today, we’ll explore a similar theme and think about how the Lord’s discipline is beneficial to us. A few years ago, my family and […]

The Humble Apostle

Today is part three of a conversation about pain from a biblical viewpoint. Today, we’re going to explore how Paul’s thorn in the flesh was beneficial. Years ago, Mom and Dad went to someone’s house for supper. Our hosts had children and after supper, my brothers, our friends, and I began running through the yard. […]

Thorn in the Flesh

Today is part two of a conversation about pain from a biblical viewpoint. Today, we’re going to explore what Paul’s thorn in the flesh was not. Sometimes I’m amazed at how I have blindly believed things I was taught as a kid. I don’t mean any disrespect to either my parents or my past Bible […]