A Backpack of Bricks He walked around with a backpack on. In a university town, that is not an uncommon sight. But his backpack was different, it was clear allowing you to see what he carried – BRICKS. His pack was full of bricks. Why? Why would anyone walk around with bricks on his back? … Continue reading A Backpack of Bricks
Author: Scott McCown
Because of Love
Because of Love Like many others I often take care of household task with music playing in the background. Usually, it is just for noise, and I am not consciously aware of the song that is playing. However one song caught my attention. The lyrics recorded by Celine Dion in 1996 (written by Diane Warren) … Continue reading Because of Love
What I Say
“O be careful little mouth what you say, O be careful little mouth what you say, For the Father up above is looking down in love, So be careful little mouth what you say.” Those lyrics from children’s Bible classes, pew-packers, or kid-sing are some we need to take to heart as adults. Paul writes, “Let … Continue reading What I Say
His Word Our Hearts
His Word and Our Hearts “This week’s memory verse is . . .” Growing up in Sunday School, I can count the number of times we missed on two hands, and receiving my formal education at Escambia Christian School, I memorized more than a few scriptures and Bible lists (the Books of the Bible, Days … Continue reading His Word Our Hearts
This is NOT a SCAM — Read to the END!
I just found out about a young boy in Georgia who has been diagnosed with a rare disease. I know about him because my cousin's wife's second cousin's daughter goes to school where this little boy's uncle's brother coaches P.E. in Florida. This boy's family does not have insurance, his parents are both unemployed due … Continue reading This is NOT a SCAM — Read to the END!
I Owe, I Owe . . .
I Owe, I Owe . . . Indebtedness! I do not like that word, nor do I like the idea such a word communicates. However, I admit that I am indebted to many people for many different reasons, you are too. I don’t enjoy watching our hard-earned money flow through my finger-tips via ink from … Continue reading I Owe, I Owe . . .
Get Off Your Bench
Merhan Nasseri became a refugee when Iran expelled him from his home. He went to the Belgian Embassy and obtained refugee documentation and boarded a plane. Landing in Paris, he realized he had lost his refugee documentation, could not claim citizenship, and had no passport. France denied him entry and he boarded a plane for … Continue reading Get Off Your Bench
Just a Moment
There is a wall, really more of an entryway into the park. Above this gateway on the inside the inscription is simply “9:01.” Across the distance of a city block is a twin gateway with “9:03” inscribed above its gateway. I stand between them on the side of an 8,000-gallon reflection pool where a thin … Continue reading Just a Moment
Satan’s Lie to Christians in the United States
Because this is important to me this is a repost from last year. A Prevalent LIE that Christians Spread. One of the most prevalent lies that Satan has convinced God’s people in the United States to believe is that God has been kicked out of schools. Posts on social media claim that God is not … Continue reading Satan’s Lie to Christians in the United States
Call on the Name of the Lord
“And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions. Even on the male and female servants in those days I will pour out my Spirit. “And I … Continue reading Call on the Name of the Lord