Back to Basics

After we've been a Christian for a while, it is easy to get in a rut. Our work and personal lives tend to get more complicated and more distractions come our way. After a while, it seems we are spending a lot of time just putting out fires and trying to cope with life...

Pocket Knife or Full Artillery?

Someone once wrote me telling how they had difficulty dealing with problems. He said he believed in a "Higher Power". My response was that it takes more than that to successfully wage the battles of life. I asked him if he had a pocketknife or full artillery. To have...

Trucking and Christian Priorities

Trucking and Christian Priorities I get a lot of visitors to this site who are searching for Christian trucking firms to haul for. There is nothing wrong with that of course. However, I sometimes wonder about the real reasons people have for wanting to run for a...

Delays Are Sometimes God’s Work

A few years ago I was loading a shipment of household goods out of Seattle, WA. We set some cartons out on the driveway as a staging area as we loaded the truck. It started out as a beautiful day until about 4 hours into the load when a raincloud suddenly came up and...

Dark Night of the Soul

In life, all Christians encounter dry periods when it seems they pray and pray, but God seems far away and unreachable. It seems God has gone on vacation or even abandoned us. This experience is more common than many people realize. I have been there myself more than...

How To Study the Bible For Yourself

There are many books out there to tell you how to study the Bible. One of the best I have come across is Tim LaHaye's book, "How To Study the Bible For Yourself". It is straight forward and easy to understand. The methods he shows are practical methods for getting the...