Once Upon a Time There Was a Blog

It’s been eleven years since I started this blog. I think there’s a lesson in its history. When I first launched 140 Character Christian in 2010, I didn’t know anything about blogging. What I did know was writing. Most of my career was spent writing advertising, literature and articles. Yet I didn’t quite know what […]

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Finding the Right Words

I have had many conversations over the years with people who want to debate the validity of the Bible. In the course of hearing them argue about flaws in scripture, it becomes evident they have no desire to understand the Word of God and what it offers. They do not have a heart that wants […]

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Prayer Journey — Glimmer of Hope

The storm clouds circle above. Darkness blocks the sun. I scan the horizon, but only grayness prevails. I feel the turbulent wind engulf me; menacing, threatening to break the calm. A feeling of dread overwhelms me. Then I see a small break in the clouds. Suddenly a sliver of light pierces the encroaching darkness. Hope […]

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Prayer Journey — Joy

You dear Lord are the source of joy, pure joy. Nothing on this earth can match the joy you bring to my soul. Though trials may persist, they do not extinguish the joy you bring. Though my heart may be saddened, you lift me up. Though I struggle, you give me hope. May your wisdom […]

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Active Faith

Faith in Jesus Christ is not a one-time statement, not a one-time commitment. It is an active effort to pursue a deeper relationship with Jesus; to draw closer to Him; to pursue a life in Christ and shed the sinful behavior that drags us down and draws us away from Jesus. In 1 Peter 1:5-8, […]

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