You’ve Been Hurt – Now What?

OK, everyone has a story of someone who hurt them. A friend, associate, church, spouse, or whatever, stabbing you in the back and digging the knife in deep. An ultimate betrayal.  Right? When hurt, what can one do? Really? I find two main ways people tend to deal with offenders. They either DWELL and FAIL or GIVE and LIVE.  Sometimes […]

Suffering, “What Good is it?” by Don Mingo

2/27/2016 0 COMMENTS Suffering, “What Good is it?”  – by Don Mingo  Just returning from an extended trip to Africa, my friend appeared haunted. Working in medical clinics and feeding centers to care for women and children, did not bring a sense of fulfillment. She shared in great detail what she encountered in the medical […]

Is God Fair?

Sitting in the Saturday evening service, the speaker opened with a question. Introducing his topic he asked, “Is God fair?” No sooner than the words came out of his mouth more than just a few erupted, “NO.” The unexpected response caused some to burst into laughter. It caught the speaker a bit off guard too. Reshaping his question several times, he tried […]

Look Down, Look Around, Live Life

Years ago living in South Africa, a friend of mine came to visit.  At that time, both of us were young, fit, and strong.  We decided to spend a few days hiking in the Drakensberg Mountains in KwaZulu, Natal.  Having hiked this range a number of times I chose the beautiful Amphitheatre in the Northern […]

Ebola – How Shall We Then Fear?

Ebola, “Should we be afraid?”  Many are fearful judging by all the reaction.  As I try to work through this issue, I ponder some thoughts. Ebola is real.  And, fear of this tragic disease is equally as real. Every day the threat appears to grow worse.  What can we do? What should we do?  Should we […]