Author Archives: TomNorvell

The Best Thing May Be Silence

Vol. 19 No. 25 | June 18, 2017 “The one who knows much says little; an understanding person remains calm. Even dunces who keep quiet are thought to be wise; as long as they keep their mouths shut, they’re smart.” … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Light to Change

Vol. 19 No. 24 | June 12, 2017 Sitting at an intersection waiting for the light to change, I reflect on the amount of time we spend waiting for ‘life’s traffic light’ to change. Some typical things we might do … Continue reading

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We Shall Be Like Him, and We Shall Not Do It Alone

Vol. 19 No. 23 | June 4, 2017 “Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when he appears, we shall be like him, for … Continue reading

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Just Use What You Have

Vol. 19 No. 22 | May 28, 2017 Imagine you are one of the disciples of Jesus. You have been following Him for a while and watched Him heal countless people. You have gone on many missions with Him, seen … Continue reading

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The Burning Bush

Vol. 19 No. 21 | May 21, 2017 As I left home late one afternoon, I noticed smoke billowing from around the corner. I pulled up far enough to see that the source appeared to be one of the condos … Continue reading

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An Answer to Why

Vol. 19 No. 20 | May 14, 2017 One of the most common questions ever asked is ‘Why’? We ask and are asked this question possibly more often than any other. Why did this young boy have to die? Why … Continue reading

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Listen and Hear!

Vol. 19 No. 19 | May 7, 2017 After telling the parable of the sower and the seeds Jesus said, “Whoever has ears to hear, let them hear” (Mark 4:9, NIV). In different contexts, He makes similar statements emphasizing the … Continue reading

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Accept One Another

Vol. 19 No. 18 | April 30, 2017 Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God. (Romans 15:7, NIV) Accept one another. This is what Jesus said. This is what Jesus did. … Continue reading

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The Voices

Vol. 19 No. 17 | April 23, 2017 Some of us are more aware of them than others. The voices, they are always there. I am not talking about strange psychotic or disturbing ‘people would be worried’ voices. I am … Continue reading

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He Is Risen!

What I Want You To Know About Jesus, #5 Vol. 19 No. 16 | April 15, 2017 My most vivid childhood memory of Easter involves polishing my shoes. Yes, you read that correctly. Polishing shoes was our Easter ritual that … Continue reading

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