Tag Archives: Personal testimony

He knows where we left us

I’ve been loving The Chosen TV series. They’re in season two now. The last installment was episode five, which featured John the Baptist and Mary Magdalene. I want to focus in on Mary Magdalene (played by Elizabeth Tabish) because, according … Continue reading

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How to keep a vibrant faith

How do we live a consistent vibrant faith? To be vibrant means to be full of energy and enthusiasm. The etymology for the word, enthusiasm, is instructive. It’s directly from Late Latin enthusiasmus, from Greek enthousiasmos, meaning: “divine inspiration”…from enthousiazein … Continue reading

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Mariah’s story IS the Gospel

Bill Johnson once said, “A man who has an encounter is never at the mercy of a man with an argument.”  I’ve always loved that statement because it expresses the difference between authentic Christianity and empty religion. In this case … Continue reading

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Shift Happens – the rest of the story!

This is rest of a video interview (part two) I did with my blogging friend Daniel Lovett for his Sozo Talk Radio program last May. I’m posting it now because I just realized I had posted part one last May … Continue reading

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When I heard God’s voice

I still remember the time in 1982 when I realized that I was hearing God speak to me for the first time. It was quite unintentional and surprising. Understand that I wasn’t the type that thought everyone who said they … Continue reading

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How Francis Collins came to Christ

I never grow tired of hearing testimonies about how a person came to faith in Christ. Especially, when it’s a scientist with the stature of Dr. Francis Collins. For those of you who have not heard of Francis Collins, he … Continue reading

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Testimony from a former astrophysicist

This post is a continuation of my informal apologetic look at theism in general and Christianity in particular. I haven’t gotten into revealed theology yet. So far, I’ve been accused by a few atheists of being dishonest, disingenuous, deceptive, hypocritical, … Continue reading

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You Came | Jonathan and Melissa Helser

Here’s yet another song by Jonathan & Melissa Helser that’s become one of my favorites! This one is titled, “You Came (Lazarus).” This is from their Beautiful Surrender Album. This is an “Easter” anthem for those awoken out of a religious slumber. God has freed … Continue reading

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Saved by a Father’s outrageous love

I want to use a song from Jonathan & Melissa Helser’s latest album, Beautiful Surrender, to share my testimony about what God has done in me. This song is titled, “Outrageous Love” (written by Ed Cash and Jonathan David Helser, 2016). Whenever I … Continue reading

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His love changes everything

As we live our lives, it’s easy to forget where we’ve come from and how far we’ve come. It’s also easy for me to forget to let you know the context from where my writing comes from…so here goes. Before I personally encountered … Continue reading

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