I trust that these posts filled with hope and humor will indeed encourage and entertain you. You’ll find book excerpts, cartoons, videos and original music. Yep, more content than you can shake a memory stick at!

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Characters: Comedies and Dramas
Communicate to Change Lives
The Imitation of Christ: 90 Devotions in Modern English
Jesus: His Life and Lessons
God, I Don’t Understand: Unanswered Prayer, Unfulfilled Promises, Unpunished Evil
If You’re Not Dead, You’re Not Done
Intimacy with Christ
Overcoming Fear and Worry
Praise the Lord and Pass the Prozac with Faith A. Watkins
The Why Files: Are there really ghosts?
The Why Files: Is there really life after death?
The Why Files: When can I start dating?
Writing with Banana Peels: Principles, Practices, and Pratfalls of Writing with Humor


Agers Anonymous: From If You’re Not Dead, You’re Not Done
All’s not lost with Alzheimer’s
Charles Spurgeon’s struggle with depression
Dealing with death and grief
For kids: Calming COVID concerns [Text and video]
Do those who commit suicide go to heaven?
For kids: Calming COVID-19 concerns</”>You may be depressed if . . .
Do those who commit suicide go to heaven?
If you’re thinking about suicide . . .
Emotions real, but not reality
Hi, I’m Jim. I’m clinically depressed
Top ten ways God may be working COVID for good [Text and video]
What would Jesus say about COVID-19? [Text and video]
You may be depressed if . . .


Easter (plus Lent, Holy Week)
Father’s Day
Independence Day
Mother’s Day
New Years Day
Pentecost Sunday
Saint Patrick’s Day
• Thanksgiving: Cartoons, Thanks for nothing
The Twelve Sites of Christmas
Valentine’s Day: Love, marriage, sex


Are you listening to Goliath or God?
Encouraging quips and quotations
God has plan for New Year
Hope in a hand basket
I’m a giant killer! [Print and audio]
“I’m a mess. You’re a mess.” [Print and podcast]
I’m giving up fear for Lent
“It Is Well with My Soul” The rest of the stories
Keeping your dreams alive
Soaring with eagles, walking with emus [Audio]
“There is no peace on earth”
Turn your “shaft” into a mine

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Hope for a balanced life
Managing your time . . . and sanity
Sure beats a kidney stone
Top ten things you won’t hear at commencement


The majority of my posts and book excerpts are laced with humor, but here are some that are simply silly:
The Great Watkinso Amazing magic without camera tricks or video effects [Video]
Hope and humor cartoons
How the WHO stole Christmas [Text and video]
Mr. Rogers has “Terrible day in neighborhood”
Top ten lists
The Twitter Bible
Yep, I’m in tolerant [Text and video]


Abortion: a life or a choice?
Are you absolutely sure there are no absolutes?
Capital punishment: serious questions
COVID, QAnon conspiracy theories and more!
Does DNA disprove evolution?
The strain of polarization
Twas the Night Before Voting
Were the U.S. founding fathers Christian?
When does a group become a cult?
WWJE: Who Would Jesus Elect?


Lookin’ for love in all the right places
Men and women are different!
No hablo, estrogen! Becoming bilingual in relationships
There must be a higher love

Children who marry their parents: the psychology of courtship
Top ten reasons I’m not divorcing my wife

Faith of Our Mothers
My real job No, it’s not writing or speaking
Son of a saint: when godly parents have not-so-godly children
“Spray paint” parenting
Talkng to your kids about S-E-X
Talkng to your kids about war, terrorism, school violence
Top ten things my dad taught me
Top ten things my mom taught me

Can I become a virgin again?
“Coming Out” My sexual identity crisis
Cure for common cold: sex
Guy’s guide to cars . . . and sex
The hidden habit: masturbation
Three secrets to xxx-ceptional sex


Becoming like little children
Finding still waters in the storm: The Book of Joe
From bad to worse to . . . astonishing
God has a plan for your life
God is never late—but he sure is slow
Holy hardships!
“In this world you will have trouble”
“It is finished”?!
It’s Sunday, but Jesus is comin’
Living a Spirit-filled life
Who or what is the Holy Ghost

Spiritual issues
A case for women in ministry
Action-figure Jesus!
Demons: Possession or obsession?
God as “comedy” writer
God’s will is not lost: for those trying to find it
Healing: Faith or fake?
Jesus on “prosperity gospel”
Martin Luther King, Jr’s ten commandments for cultural change
Ouija: It’s not just a game
Sharing the Old Story with New Age believers
Should Christians celebrate Halloween?
Speaking with truth and grace
Top ten signs your church may be prejudiced
Top ten verses Donald Trump may want to read
Top ten ways to appreciate your pastor
What does the Bible really say?
“What must I do to inherit eternal life?
What was Paul thinking when he wrote 1 Timothy 2:12?
Why are some people bent out of shape by LGBTQ?

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