Truth that Makes a Difference

Finding meaning in life, marriage, and faith

Numbers 21 – A Snake on a Pole

November 14, 2018

The physician’s symbol for healing is a pole around which is wrapped a snake (sometimes two.) This imagery relates to a story found in Numbers chapter 21. There, God’s people … Read moreNumbers 21 – A Snake on a Pole

Numbers 20 – Swinging at Rocks

November 7, 2018

If you’ve ever had trouble following directions, you can relate to Moses. There was a specific time in Moses’ life when failing to follow God’s directions cost him dearly. In … Read moreNumbers 20 – Swinging at Rocks

How Indifference Can Wreck a Dream and a Marriage

November 5, 2018

A Disturbing Dream The other night I had a disturbing dream. I don’t have many disturbing dreams, but this one shook me to my core. In my dream, my wife … Read moreHow Indifference Can Wreck a Dream and a Marriage

Numbers 17-19 – Chosen for the Team

October 31, 2018

As a kid, I was usually the last one picked for the team. This was true for basketball, football, baseball…basically anything with a ball. I had no coordination or talent … Read moreNumbers 17-19 – Chosen for the Team

Numbers 16 – Pay Attention to Your Posture

October 24, 2018

Remember when your parents would fuss about your posture? They would say things like: “Sit up straight.” “Don’t slouch.” “Stand tall.” Why was this so important to them? It was … Read moreNumbers 16 – Pay Attention to Your Posture

Numbers 15 – Keep It Up!

October 17, 2018

It’s a good feeling to finally reach a goal.  The sense of accomplishment and achievement you get from reaching a goal is intoxicating. But then what? What do you do after … Read moreNumbers 15 – Keep It Up!

Numbers 14 – Trading “I Remember” for “I Can’t Wait to See”

October 10, 2018

I was working in the oil fields of West Texas when God called me into full time ministry. After some preparation, I moved my wife and two small children to Ft. … Read moreNumbers 14 – Trading “I Remember” for “I Can’t Wait to See”

Numbers 13 – Armchair Quarterbacks

October 3, 2018

I’m not really into sports, but I still play “armchair quarterback” more than I care to admit. An armchair quarterback, is one who talks a good game. They sound strong, … Read moreNumbers 13 – Armchair Quarterbacks

Numbers 12 – I Want to Be More Like Moses

September 26, 2018

I want to be like Moses. It’s not that I want to walk around with a big stick and a glowing face, calling down plagues and parting large bodies of … Read moreNumbers 12 – I Want to Be More Like Moses

Numbers 11 – Lighten Up!

September 19, 2018

I hate to admit it, but I’ve become a complainer…at least more than I used to be. I’m not sure what happened. I used to be more up-beat, more positive, … Read moreNumbers 11 – Lighten Up!