Taking Amazing Trips

Dad was always a pilot. He actually spent 27 years in the military, ergo giving me a special respect for the Armed Forces and a strange but natural patriotism long…
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Getting Heard In 250 Words

You read something in the paper that made your blood boil and you want to tell the world. Or maybe you didn’t read about it and you thought you should…
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Easy Jesus?

Jesus is not an easy man to follow. Despite what televangelists might tell you, following Jesus is not necessarily the path to a stress-free life with good health and great…
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Love, Prayer Or Meds?

The sigh of relief that accompanied the recent RELEVANT interview “Mental Health: A Christian Perspective” lends credibility to the concern that Christians too often seek after health and wellness issues…
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Too Christian For God

I can see it now. Up the intrinsic, secluded boulevard, a top-of-the-line chrome BMW sweeps the curve. Taking each passing yard in stride, he approaches the pearly gates. He activates…
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The Fruits Of Failure

“What would you do if you knew you could not fail?” I was on the RELEVANT message board when I came across this question. It intrigued me. I immediately began…
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The Silent Call

[THE PROBLEM] Ironically, it’s easy to get discouraged in a country that doesn’t persecute its citizens because of their faith. It’s so hard to feel that you are making a…
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The Art Of Making Care Packages

Several years ago, I met two girls online who decided to form an online community centered around the making of care packages. They set up a message board so that…
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Inbetween

There’s a place between here and there. A piece of ground in the middle of take off and landing. A section of the unknown within beginning and ending. You probably…
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In Defense Of Faith

Is it necessary to defend the Christian faith against its attackers? Some think the Christian faith needs no intellectual defense, seeing as Paul wrote that man would never find God…
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The Fundamentals Of Screenwriting

Most of my life I’ve worked in television, starting out on the technical side and growing into managerial positions. Much of my experience has been with Christian television, both at…
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The Pain Of Hope

I used to think hope felt good, that no problems in my life could make me feel overwhelmed, as long as I had hope. In my mind, the word “hope”…
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Rushing Through An Art Museum

[Reprinted with permission from chasinghats.com] I have committed one of the most disrespectful acts imaginable: I rushed through an art museum. I can offer feeble excuses: my group kept pulling…
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