Zoey: Lessons from a Puppy

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The Miracle – and the Message – of the Manger

The Miracle – and the Message – of the Manger

“If you could communicate anything with Zoey (our puppy) – and she could understand it – what would it be?”  That was the question posed by my young son to our family.  We gave answers such as, “I would tell her to stop barking!” and “I would say stop chewing the furniture!” Quietly, answering his own question, he replied, “I would tell her that I loved her.” Is that not the message and miracle...

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The Message of the Manger

The Message of the Manger

Meet Zoey, our lovable little pup!   One day my young son asked, “If you could communicate anything with Zoey - and she could understand it - what would it be?”  We gave answers such as, “I would tell her to stop barking!”, “I would say don’t chase after cars, it’s dangerous!”, “I would say stop chewing the furniture!”  Quietly, answering his own question, he replied, “I would...

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Great Thoughts of Christ

Great Thoughts of Christ

{Listen here} Meet Zoey, our lovable puppy!  Like all (or most) dogs I’m sure, this is her position every time we eat: under the kitchen table, waiting for crumbs to fall.  It reminds me of the account in Matthew 15  and the words spoken between the Canaanite woman and Jesus.  Spurgeon wrote so beautifully of this encounter... “And she said, ‘Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which...

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