Seeing the Tapestry, Knowing God

tapestry: [noun] a heavy handwoven reversible textile used for hangings, curtains, and upholstery and characterized by complicated pictorial designs. (Merriam-Webster) From Genesis to Revelation, there is a progressive and complete revelation of what we need to live for the Lord in this life. It is certainly not a complete revelation of all that God is, … Read more

Fundraiser – Bless you all

I am reaching out to this group which have been the recipient of blog posts over the years. Thank you for reading, praying, and sharing, and if you are inclined, for donating. All God’s best, Drew

What Makes Us Strong?

Psalm 19:14 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer. (Emphasis added) I recently read the words of a blessing a mentor prayed over his protégé. A part of that blessing was this statement, “May the meditation of your heart be … Read more

Is God Reliable?

When people say, God is faithful, do you sometimes wonder if that is reliable? Do your experiences raise questions in your mind? Have you lived through something tragic enough to make you wonder where God is? If you answered, “Yes” to any or all these questions, please don’t feel alone. The majority of the world, … Read more

King of Kings!

     In the U.S. and in the world, things are crazy, right now. In my lifetime I have not seen so many people who call evil good, and good evil. In the U.S., we are being bombarded with lies, left and right, concerning so-called “systemic racism.” The irony is, we are being labeled this … Read more

Who You Calling Common? New post!

In history, there were those who were considered nobility, while others were considered to be common. In England, this belief is enshrined in their legal system, with their two houses of Parliament being called the House of Lords and the House of Commons. This practice was so much a part of world governments that there was no nation … Read more

Reaching Goals!

Acts 14:22 strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and saying, “We must through many tribulations enter the kingdom of God.” 3 Christian viewpoints In my experience, Christians have three ways of looking at problems or troubles in their lives. The first: There are some people who have the … Read more

Jesus; Life, Health, Resurrection

“The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” John 10:10 NKJV “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.” Hebrews 13:8 Far too many people believe that God is the bad guy, as well … Read more

The Hardest Thing

In the previous post, The Process of Faith, we discussed how walking through that process helped save Dodie Osteen’s life in 1981. We looked at the process of sowing, watering, weeding and feeding, and seeing a harvest. You can read that here. The thing is, while everything that was said is true, walking out the process seems … Read more

The Process of Faith

I’m sure that most readers have heard of Joel Osteen. Perhaps, because of that, you’ve heard of his father, John, and his mother, Dodie. John passed away in 1999, leading to Joel stepping in as pastor of Lakewood Church, Houston, TX. Dodie had another trial in her life, before losing her husband. She was diagnosed … Read more