Thirty two years ago, this past Monday, A guy I had never seen before walked over to my lunch table, at Livingstone College, where I was a freshman drum major, and asked if he could sit down. (My goal in life at that point was a bigger afro, and to play drums in a band like Earth, Wind and Fire, or The Commodores.) He sat down and introduced himself as Vernon. He shared his story of what Jesus had done in his life and how Christ
Someone asked me the other day, “Stefan, do you realize that in ten years you’ll be sixty?” This person used to be my friend. The answer of course is…no. I had never, ever, ever thought of that. Seriously, it kinda bothered me. I feel like I’m supposed to run out and get a sports car, or a motorcycle, or parachute, or at least play golf. Maybe I should make a bucket list or something. Then I realized the issue. The real qu
A man had been stranded on the proverbial deserted island for years. Finally a boat comes into view, and the man frantically waves to draw its attention. The rescuers turn toward shore and arrive on the island. After greeting the stranded man, one looks around and asks,”What are those three huts you have here?” “Well, that’s my house there.” “What’s that next hut?” asks the sailor. “I built that hut to be my church.
Feel like giving up lately? My son and I got kinda hooked on Discovery Channel’s, “Shark Week.” Why we would sit down with popcorn for an hour and wait for an actual shark attack, is beside me. Well, one week after, “Shark Week,” American endurance swimmer Diana Nyad jumped into Cuban waters and set off in a bid to become the first person to swim across the Florida Straits without the aid of a shark cage. The world watched as s
According to World Net Daily News, surveys show the average person tells four lies a day, or 1,460 a year for a total of 88,000 by the age of 60. The most common lie is: “I’m fine.”
Others on the list include: “Nice to see you.” “Sorry I missed your call.” “This tastes delicious.” “I’m fine,” which I’m convinced is more popular in pews than pubs, sometimes stands in the way of us finding the grace and help we need