Author: Jim Keller

Friendship

September 27, 2016
“Better is open rebuke than hidden love. Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses.” Proverbs 27:5,6 We’re doing a series on friendship at our church...

Prayer

February 29, 2016
Prayer has always been difficult for me. It’s not that I don’t believe that it’s ineffective of that God’s somehow not listening, it’s just that I think of praying most...

Don’t Be So Quick to Laugh

October 25, 2015
 There are times when I just can’t help being skeptical, really just struggling with doubt. Sitting in church yesterday I was reminded of a familiar Old Testament passage:d Genesis 18:1-15....

Where did it go?

August 5, 2015
“As time goes by, many years will pass.”  This was the off-handed, tongue-in-cheek statement my college buddies would wisecrack to each other when we were chafing at some seemingly irresolvable...

Remembering

May 24, 2015
Memorial Day is probably one of our most benign holidays.  Yes, there are parades, but they’re smaller than their July 4th counterparts and certainly cannot match the Thanksgiving/Christmas affairs.  No,...

Entering the Golden Years

March 16, 2015
My wife, Renee, and I spent a portion of this weekend reconnecting with a couple we have known for years, the last 22 years from a distance. The time was...

Therapeutic Depression

May 13, 2014
It’s always a puzzlement to me whenever I experience depression.  Not that I shouldn’t be depressed or am somehow exempt, due to my professions as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor...

The Law of Mercy

February 24, 2014
She came into my office reluctantly, perhaps tinged with a bit of defiance. “I don’t even know why I’m here,” she sputtered. “I guess my frustration level has just gotten...

Thanksgiving All Year

November 25, 2013
This is the week of Thanksgiving and I have been on this planet for 63 of them, most of which, I’m pleased to say, I remember. As I reflect on...

October is “Gearing-Up” Month

October 17, 2013
It’s the month where we prepare for the busy-ness of the holiday season, the month where we work to make sure we end the year well, and it’s the month...
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