Tag Archives: faith

Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled

It happened.  After reading the many faith-based blog and Facebook posts that have gone up about the legalization of gay marriage, I was convinced it wouldn’t happen.  But it did. The sun came up this morning. Imagine.  The world is … Continue reading

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10 Qualities a Preacher Needs Besides the Ability to Preach

They call us preachers because we preach.  Some would say that preaching is the main thing we do, though I think that’s debatable.  Lots of excellent orators have destroyed their congregations because they didn’t do anything else well.  And lots of mediocre … Continue reading

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The Verdict is In: I Am Hopelessly Uncool

In fact, I am so uncool I don’t even know if the term “cool” is cool anymore.  Maybe there’s a more fashionable word that describes a person who is totally hip and with it.  Or are “hip” and “with it” outdated, … Continue reading

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He Smoked His Way to Heaven

A. Philip Parham, an Episcopal priest and counselor, tells what he says is a true story about a street preacher who gave an old man a small, pocket-size New Testament.  The man was delighted to get it because the thin … Continue reading

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Is Jesus Good Enough For You?

I haven’t read the book, Heaven Is For Real, or seen the movie, and don’t intend to.  (Which I probably shouldn’t be admitting since my literary agency sold the book and my publisher published it.)  I have, however, reflected on the … Continue reading

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The Dumbest Lie Ever Told

There have been a lot of dumb lies told in this world. Remember Baghdad Bob?  His real name was Muhammed Saeed al-Sahaf and he was the Iraqi information minister during the early days of the Iraq war.  He became an … Continue reading

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Seeking the Greater Good

How often do we misjudge suffering? How often do we beg God to deliver us from trouble without even stopping to consider that the greater good may be found smack in the middle of that trouble? For example… It would … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

On behalf of the three stalwart employees here at the corporate offices of alittlestrongereveryday.com (me, myself, and I), I want to wish you, my faithful readers and friends, a Merry Christmas. My favorite part of the Christmas story is when … Continue reading

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My Tearful Tuesday

It’s not every day a man gets something in the mail that brings him to tears.  Today was one of those days for me. It was a large manila envelope sporting the return address of a prison in Maryland.  I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Flying Leaps

You’ve heard of BASE jumping.  The word BASE stands for Bridges, Antennas, Spans, and Earth.  It’s when you strap a parachute to your back and jump off a very tall man-made structure or perhaps a very high cliff or ledge.  … Continue reading

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