Are You Smarter than a Mouse?

I once heard about a man who had a problem with mice, so he set out a mousetrap and baited it with cheese. In the morning, he discovered the mousetrap had sprung on an unsuspecting mouse, but the trap did not kill the mouse. What surprised the man was that when he discovered the sprung …

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Where Have All The “Weeping Prophets” Gone?

Jeremiah, the prophet of God, has the distinction of being dubbed, “The Weeping Prophet.” The reason for such a designation is because Jeremiah prophesied during some very sad times. God had shown Jeremiah what was about to happen to Judah because of their disobedience, and it was disturbing. In fact, Jeremiah pictured God’s impending judgment …

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My Mom’s Bedstand

It’s 2:00 a.m. and I am on “Day 6” of my vigil with my mother. On Saturday afternoon, June 15, my mother suffered a fall in her bedroom. The injury she sustained will soon take her life. These past six days have been very difficult. As I am writing these words, I am watching my …

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Who Held the Ropes?

Who was the U.S. President that was shot on March 31, 1981? Surely, most people reading this would be able to correctly respond, “Ronald Reagan.” But what if I were to ask for the name of the Secret Service officer who stepped in front of President Reagan and took a bullet that was intended for …

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Why Preachers Plagiarize

I used to receive a church bulletin from a church in Texas and I noticed that nearly every week, the preacher at this church was publishing in their bulletin, articles that I had written. However, he was making one minor change to those articles. He was using “Whiteout” to remove my name under the title …

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