Temptations of the Disabled

Satan loves to tempt. It’s what he does best. The devil was bold enough to tempt Jesus, and he’s more than happy to tempt you: “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour” (1 Peter 5:8). I know that those of us who suffer from […]

Annus Horribilis

On November 24, 1992, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II attended a banquet at Guildhall to mark the 40th anniversary of her accession. The Queen gave a speech and she famously said, “1992 is not a year on which I shall look back with undiluted pleasure. In the words of one of my more sympathetic correspondents, […]

Moving On

“You cannot step in the same river twice.” “The only two certainties in life are death and taxes.” I hate moving. Yeah, most preachers and their families don’t like moving. We haven’t moved nearly as much as some have. After high school, I moved to Florence, Alabama, to attend International Bible College; I didn’t have […]

It’s in My DNA

Every day has the possibility of changing our lives forever. A drunk man’s decision to get behind the wheel of an automobile can take the dearest person in all the world away from us. An employer’s asking to meet with us might mean the end of a promising position. A heated argument can bring an […]