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HIS NEWSMAN

“How beautiful on the mountain are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion:      ‘Your God reigns!’” Isaiah 52:7

 

A Newsie Reports the Good News

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! God sends His Son to earth as a baby boy! Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Jesus grows up to take for...

The Secret to Life

The secret to life is to die, But before your last breath, before your heart’s last beat. And the secret to such death is to live, as...

I Know a Potter

I know a potter who makes plates and bowls, and cups and saucers too, making both formal and traditional ware, it’s just what all good...

God’s Mic Drop

The world lusts for the mortal façade; God wants hearts that beat for His. The spirit of the world busies itself stirring up sons of...

God’s Good Grove

A muffled voice, still and almost silent deep within, Called out as I awoke: “Won’t you let me show? Let me flow as you go!” Like any...

Divine Pushes

It was and is God’s idea, This marrying thing, Between a man and a woman. Two, broken, together Loving in a fallen world, But with a good...

Outrageous Evidence

If not the light of day and the dark of night, If not the gathered waters and the dry of land, If not the heavens above and stars so...

Ringing Off the Hook

Hear that phone with the soft celestial tone? It rings and rings, and 25-8, the Caller never minds the wait. Won’t you answer and say...

I Saw You Taking a Nap

I saw You taking a nap, Dear Lord, In Your boat, asleep on a pillow, While a storm beat down and sea waves crashed, Like You hadn’t a...

Cape of Destiny

As the ark, without sail or rudder to steer, kept Noah dry, It was the hand of God that carried it through the world’s worst flood, and...

The Jesus Boat

Come aboard, My child. Sail with Me, through the wet and wild… In the Jesus Boat. Of course, it’s your choice, But the wind and sea obey...

The Antidote for Saudade

The garden tomb was empty, But that didn’t mean Jesus wasn’t still here. Footprints left in the dust atop cloudy Olivet, Didn’t mean our...

Saudade

I send a text, There is no response. I make a call, The cell rings on and on. I ring the bell, The door goes unanswered. Like opening a...

What God Says

In the beginning, God said: Do this, freely, But not this, at all. And there it stood, To do or not do As God said, No matter what....

Forever Found

Sadly, It came to this, A wooden cross. Happily, It came to this, Him calling us. We are His, And we ought To do What He says. And even...

Doing a Work

What you see when storms arise depends on the glasses that grace your wary eyes. One set of lenses sees only the chaos, the whipping...

Enough Right Now

Why wait until you come to the edge of life’s precipice To find after looking all around the spirit of Him still there forever deep deep...

Give Back to Caesar

Minting begins with raw metal materials, full of impurities not acceptable for widespread coinage. Once refined, the metals in the mix...

The World Lies

What matters most is the truth be told, in love, to the children when they’re living at the hinge, living on the fringe, living in the...

The House God Sent

Made in His image, To reflect His glory, Shiny mirrors to the heavens, Not the distortions of the carnival, We are to be reflections of...