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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

 

The Dance Devine

To commence the proper ballroom dance, A gentleman asks first if the lady would, Then offering his arm, to take hold of it, He escorts...

The Wrestler

The Wrestler was, is, and will always grapple with us, His loyal matmen. But in our matches, rather than a pin, All He wants is our sure...

Lionhearted and Lamblike

At once a Lion… with one swipe of a sharp claw the promise of Heaven’s fury upon sin was wide open torn; And a Lamb… with a mere lifting...

Wear Not a Hat

Light shines in the dark for us, upon us, in us, through us, throughout us, from us to all the world around us, so Wear not a hat too big...

So Those Who Hear Will Marvel

We have a great story to tell… An angel appeared to shepherds tending their flocks in the fields, Announcing their so long-awaited Savior...

Not Just a Babe

Not just a babe born who is Christ the Lord did God’s heavenly host of angels so eagerly herald. Not just a mere war to be waged by a...

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....