What Jesus Prayed for You

If there is a sin that is prevalent in the church today, it’s prayerlessness. So often we miss out on what God wants to do because we don’t pray. As Christians we don’t want to break God’s commandments, which would be committing sins of commission. But we also can be guilty of the sin of omission, which is not doing what we should. We need to pray with each other, and we need to pray for each other. We can . . . read more ›

God Is Bigger Than Your Problem!

Houston, we have a problem. This tagline from the movie “Apollo 13” is based on some of the most famous words ever uttered in the history of space travel: “Houston, we’ve had a problem.” These five words, first spoken by Jack Swigert and then by Jim Lovell, could have signaled NASA’s worst disaster ever. Fortunately, there was a happy ending to the flight of Apollo 13. We have a problem. … Maybe you’ve said that recently. An unexpected crisis has . . . read more ›

The Joy of a Fresh Start

For me it’s always a great thing to start something fresh. I love it when Daylight Saving Time begins and we spring forward an hour. It’s like getting a whole new part of the day. I also love the first day of spring. I like the way everything looks after it rains. And as an artist, I love a blank sheet of paper. Another thing that’s great is when you come to the end of a great difficulty or failure . . . read more ›

Billy Graham is in Heaven.

Billy Graham is in Heaven. Yesterday, in Charlotte, North Carolina I joined a wide aray of people from many different backgrounds remembering the life of the great Evangelist. Billy was not afraid to die, because he, as someone who put his faith in Christ knew where he was going. He once said,” Someday you will read or hear that Billy Graham is dead. Don’t you believe a word of it. I shall be more alive than I am now. I . . . read more ›