Monthly Archives: June 2019

ANNOUNCING “FAR FROM HOME”

I recently entered a summer writing contest with The Write Practice and the online magazine Short Fiction Break at the beginning of June. One of the benefits of joining the contest was that every piece written would be published! So … Continue reading

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Losing Ground

So often in our lives, we lose things by not doing anything. In relationships, not moving ahead rarely means you’re standing still. So does this principle of needing to move forward in our relationships apply to our relationship with God? … Continue reading

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Empowered to Share Your Faith

For some people, it’s a controversial issue. But as a Pentecostal, I believe one of the keys to sharing your faith with power is to be baptized in the Holy Spirit. In Acts 2:1-4, the Holy Spirit came upon the … Continue reading

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Annihilating Boundaries

Throughout the checkered past of human history, racism has been a strong force for creating distinctions and false ideas which lead to grave consequences. Someone might ask why in the world I am writing an article concerning this outmoded idea … Continue reading

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The Invitation

After you tell your story, what should you do next? You gathered up all the courage to walk up to someone and tell them how Jesus changed your life. That’s awesome! But what you do next? How do you end … Continue reading

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Writing Strategies

Unfortunately, I’m one of the most distracted writers you will find. When I get stuck or just don’t know where to go, I tend to begin surfing the Internet for a while, playing a game, reading a book, or watching … Continue reading

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Who’s to Blame?

A very disturbing river runs through the Pentecostal/charismatic movement, a river of mysticism and random weirdness viewed as spiritual maturity. But this spiritual phooey actually sets itself against spiritual maturity, and Christian thinking! I speak now of those weird moments … Continue reading

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The Brotherhood

Jesus instituted a powerful force on the earth before he left. The church is full of brothers and sisters in Christ, people who are on your side. This is where you get the resources to be the best witness for … Continue reading

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Busy, Busy, Busy!

On Thursday, May 30, I published my short story “Tainted Beauty.” It was the first time I had ever published anything that I wrote. It was very exciting and I have many people helping me with the launch. I finished … Continue reading

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God’s Track Record

I hear many people referring to faith in some strange ways nowadays. For some odd reason, faith has become an unreliable thing, like the phrase points out, “Take it on faith,” meaning even though you don’t see it and there’s … Continue reading

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