Life

Uncommon Purpose

It started with the Swedish television show, Expedition Robinson, was perfected in Survivor, and applied to the corporate world in The Apprentice. It is the world of magnified and amplified competition, known somewhat disingenuously as “Reality TV.” While many aspects… Read More ›

Children of God…We are

Children of God… We have been redeemed by His blood… Great is the love the Father has given us… Greg Holt Since 2013, Christian news magazine The Olive Branch Report has featured the insightful writing and reporting of Greg Holt. His… Read More ›

Cards, Gifts, Flowers…

Either somebody died, sombody is ill, or somebody has a BIG birthday coming up. It’s the latter and it’s me. 60…oof. Really? There I said it. I’ve been anticipating this since July when my family had a party for me, which was… Read More ›

The Birth of Death

Death was a concept not yet introduced to the world in Genesis 4. At least not in the physical sense. For all we know our remote ancestors thought that death equaled thorns in the earth and pain in childbirth. That’s… Read More ›

My Restless Heart

Without warning, I was trapped in the book of Ecclesiastes. All was vanity. I found myself absentmindedly repeating the words again an again: “There must be more. Surely we were born for something more. More than waking in order to… Read More ›