One of the things I loved best about my uncle’s lakeside property was strolling out on the dock, off the end of the diving board and continuing to walk across the water.
I would stroll out to the middle of Graham Lake, then turn and look back at the shore hundreds of feet away. It was almost as much fun as diving deep into the water and paddling around the surface. Now I was standing firmly atop the water.
Watch the video on the right to hear about my water-walking, and then click for more encouragement.
I love the story of Gideon: not the guy who keeps leaving his Bible in hotel rooms, but the Jewish judge who describes himself as “the least in my entire family.” God has called Gideon to liberate the Israelis from the cruel oppression of the Midianites. But to defeat the enemy of over 100,000 troops, God provides him with just 300 men. (Nope, I didn’t leave out any zeroes. That’s 100,000 v. 300!) And they’re probably the guys who get picked last in pick up games at Jerusalem Junior High.
Nearly 2,000 years ago, St. Paul wrote, “There is no longer Jew or Gentile, slave or free, male and female. For you are all one in Christ Jesus” (Galatians 3:28). So, on this MLK Day, here are some of my favorite columns that explore equality:
My resolution for 2020 is to move from text to video in the New Year. Yep, 80 percent of website traffic will be video by the end of the year. But don’t worry, you’ll still find text versions and lots of related links as well. And now, some of my favorite New Year posts.
• God has a plan for the new year Yep! He has a plan for your relationships, schedule, location and more for the new year as evidenced in the Christmas story. He’s more organized and in control than the best party planner!
• Keeping those resolutions From the award-winning The Why Files series, here’s hope and help for “Breaking Habits Before They Break You.” You can develop new habits in the new year.