I am the Greatest

Muhammad Ali, a fellow Kentuckian, died over the weekend after a long and public battle with Parkinson’s Disease. No moment in modern Olympics gave me greater chills than when Ali stepped out to light the flame in Atlanta (every time I’ve driven by the stadium, my first thought has been of Ali standing there lighting […]

What Does God Expect?

We’re all going to struggle in this life. I spent part of yesterday with a gentleman who is struggling greatly – he’s facing financial difficulties, he’s facing health difficulties, and he’s facing family difficulties. No matter the struggle – financial or health or family or others – we have known struggle and we shall know […]

Avoiding Common Pitfalls, Part Two

On Tuesday, I mentioned our temptations I believe the disabled are especially prone to face – the temptations of missing the assembly, grumbling, rudeness, and selfishness. Yesterday, I offered suggestions to help overcome the temptations of missing the assembly and grumbling. Today, I wish to tackle the other two temptations – rudeness and selfishness. How […]

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 […]

The Legacy of Nancy Reagan

Nancy Reagan will be buried this afternoon beside her husband, President Ronald Reagan. I plan to watch the funeral; I’m interested in presidential history, and, I must admit, that growing up in the 80s has caused me to have a special fondness for the Reagans. I’m writing this before the funeral, but I’m sure much […]