Four Big Small Things

God always paints a picture when He is making a point that we must never forget. Jesus repeatedly used illustrations drawn from the people and things around him to engage with His audience. Whatever he spoke he always painted a picture for his audience. Four Small, Wise Creatures Proverbs 30:24-28 I am constantly amazed at the variety of life on earth. Animals, fish, birds, there are all kinds and varieties of each, and the variety speaks loudly of God’s existence (Ps. 19:1). But of all the creatures God has created, there are four that seem particularly wise, even though they … Continue reading Four Big Small Things

Fish Tank – Changing Your Environment

“Do you know your nephew’s goldfish can grow to be much bigger?” “No Lord, I did not know that”, came my response. This conversation occurred on a Sunday morning in January 2015. I was waiting for the contemporary worship service to begin when He started to speak to me. I was seated at an empty table. The band members were tuning their voices and instruments before the saints came. It had the feel of a family dining room. Pews were not set. Rows of chairs were not used. Everything was deliberated set to create an atmosphere that allowed interaction before … Continue reading Fish Tank – Changing Your Environment