Jehovah Tsidkenu

Righteousness:  acting in accord with divine or moral law :  free from guilt or sin. Jehovah Tsidkenu – the Lord is my Righteousness.   I think this in one of the HARDEST characteristics to understand when accepting Christ for who He REALLY is.  Do you agree?  Can we even grasp what it means to be ‘FREE FROM […]

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Legacy and Urgency

Over the Christmas holiday, I had the distinct privilege of speaking at the funeral service of a dear friend, Tyler Burkett. He was an amazing minister, missionary, husband, father and friend. Though I have spoken at many celebrations of life services before, I was struck by the number of people, both at the service and […]

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September ADTH Newsletter

A Summer of God’s Provision Being HOPE summer 2015 Often times, after our teams return we at ADTH are asked, “How was Haiti?” And though the intent of the question is genuine, the answer is always so hard to articulate.This summer was filled with joy; seeing God work, But also filled with challenges, as we […]

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“Cow Patty Counseling”

One evening as I was studying in my office, the phone rang. I spoke with a young woman I had taught during a Bible study some years before. I had counseled and guided her during her college years as she dealt with self-esteem issues and other normal issues of college life. She was calling because […]

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Haiti…God Knows

On this fifth anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti I believe God is giving me a new perspective. Every year on this day since the earthquake I have looked back at the pictures of the devastation and, in my heart, focused on all that was lost and all that fell on that day. This morning […]

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New Years Resolutions?

res·o·lu·tion noun \ˌre-zə-ˈlü-shən\ 1. the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict, problem, etc. : the act of resolving 2.the ability of a device to show an image clearly and with a lot of detail As a wordsmith, as I often call myself, I love to pick words and phrases apart. I […]

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#Hate Trending

I rarely comment on national controversies, but the recent volume of hatred that I see on the web and media seems to be growing exponentially and there is just one perspective that I have not seen articulated. Ephesians 6:12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, […]

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“Unbiased Bible Study”

Many people are familiar with the mental phenomenon of “frequency Illusion.” It happens when you buy a new car and suddenly, you see the same car everywhere. Or when a pregnant woman suddenly notices other pregnant women all over the place. It’s a passive experience, where our brains seek out information that’s related to us, […]

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