Truth that Makes a Difference

Finding meaning in life, marriage, and faith

1 Samuel 1 – How to Start a Great Story

January 23, 2020

The Wizard of Oz is a great story full of heroes and villains, fear and hope, trickery and bravery. Yet, it starts in simple black and white; with a plain … Read more 1 Samuel 1 – How to Start a Great Story

Ruth 3-4 – Relationships Should be a Two-Way Street

January 16, 2020

Note: If you’re not familiar with the story of Ruth, I encourage you to read the book of Ruth before reading further. At least read Ruth 3-4. You’ll be glad … Read more Ruth 3-4 – Relationships Should be a Two-Way Street

Ruth 2 – More Than a Fable

January 9, 2020

Aesop’s fables are engaging little stories that are both entertaining and instructive. The Book of Ruth is both entertaining and instructive, but it’s more than a fable. There we find the story … Read more Ruth 2 – More Than a Fable

Before You Drive Your Marriage Off a Cliff, Drive it Down Memory Lane

January 5, 2020

During my Senior year of High School, I began to talk to a  girl who really had no interest in me. (I mean really!) But the more I talked to … Read more Before You Drive Your Marriage Off a Cliff, Drive it Down Memory Lane

Ruth 1 – Commitment

January 2, 2020

These days, absolute and total commitment is more of an ideal than a reality. Employees jump from company to company. Employers lay off workers, then give their jobs to others … Read more Ruth 1 – Commitment

Joshua 23-24 – The Pep Talk

December 26, 2019

As a kid, I wasn’t very good at sports. When I was in the eighth grade, my parents insisted I play basketball. Two things came out of my short-lived basketball … Read more Joshua 23-24 – The Pep Talk

Joshua 22 – It’s Really None of My Business

December 19, 2019

“It’s really none of my business. “Besides, what right do I have to say anything to them?” Individualism and personal freedom dominant our world today. They sound like noble ideas, … Read more Joshua 22 – It’s Really None of My Business

Joshua 20-21 – How Binding is a Promise?

December 12, 2019

How binding is a promise? Some would say, it depends on things like: Who made the promise? What was the promise? When was the promise made? What has changed since … Read more Joshua 20-21 – How Binding is a Promise?

Joshua 12-19 – Is Close Enough Enough?

December 5, 2019

In Joshua chapters 12-19, you see two different standards on display…  “Close enough for government work.” “A job worth doing is worth doing right.” In these chapters, you read how … Read more Joshua 12-19 – Is Close Enough Enough?

Joshua 11 – War Takes Time

November 28, 2019

You have to be careful when you read the Bible, or you could easily be deceived. This statement may sound blasphemous or just plain wrong, so let me explain. I’m … Read more Joshua 11 – War Takes Time