What I Saw Today
Every day is a new day of discovery! God’s world, both physical and spiritual, is filled with wonder. Come explore God’s world with me as I see it for the first time.
I see faithful Christians who have labored tirelessly in doing works of service for the church. What have they got for their service? A 2×4 whacked across their spiritual backs. Faithful people who long to experience the power of God in their own lives.
Our little congregation is under siege. [Read more…]
Most days are predictable, mundane, routine. I know what I’m doing and I make it happen. Other days, I feel like I’m trudging into a deep fog, slogging through mud, and trying to avoid the obstacles. Everything goes wrong and nothing comes easy. Do you ever have one of those days?
And then there are those marvelous days where I’m equally out of control but every turn seems to be exactly where God wants me to be. It’s like being on Aladdin’s magic carpet, yet it is the winds of God’s spirit the carry me to places He wants me to see. Each of his planned stops is timed more perfectly than a fine Swiss watch piece.
I had a day like that during a recent vacation to Arizona. [Read more…]
Recently, I spoke to thirty-seven high school students at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) meeting about the What I Saw Today message. I told them how I was seeing wonderful things for the first time in my life and how simple, everyday things like dirt, stars in the sky, and flowerpots on front porches were exciting and fascinating.
In the middle of my talk, I asked the question, “Why did God make me wait 50 years? Why couldn’t he give me better vision right away?” [Read more…]