Who is Goliath?

Who is Goliath?

You have likely heard the story of David defeating Goliath, the giant. When I read it, I generally focus on the battle between them. But who is Goliath? Simply a giant? Or is there more to the story? Why does his identity matter to us? What do these first verses say...
Who is Goliath?

It is Well With My Soul

My clock plays hymns on the hour so today I’ve heard It Is Well With My Soul several times. Ahhh, yes. Is it well with your soul today? Soul as in your thinking responses to the chaos around us and your emotional responses to what you are facing? Horatio Spafford...
Who is Goliath?

Moses and Power for Purpose

As he led his sheep in Midian, did Moses think he had a future? Did he consider his early effort to execute the calling on his life without regard for God’s time and power to be an absolute failure that ended the calling? Afraid real purpose was ended? Why look at...
Who is Goliath?

What’s In Your Gap?

I happened to see a statement by Brian Houston this week that grabbed my attention. Basically, he said that the distance between expectation and reality is disappointment. Possibly true. Or it can be confusion or disappointment or even anger. Then the questions began...
Who is Goliath?

What’s in a name?

I will never forget one particular sharing time at a conference in northern Uganda. The theme was God Heals Broken Hearts. One participant stood and introduced herself. Frankly, I’ve forgotten her Acholi name, but I will never forget what she said next. She shared...