Leonard R. Davidson Articles

Do You Have an ‘I Work for Jesus’ Attitude?

Once as I sat on a 737 getting ready to leave the gate at the airport, my window seat overlooked the luggage loading...
What Happens When You Actually Listen to God

What Happens When You Actually Listen to God

True friends are hard to come by. Ron and Jackie Hill are those kinds of friends.While we only go out with them about once a year, it feels as if we have just seen them the week before. We know that if we needed them, all we would have to do is call, and they would...

This Revelation Will Strengthen Your Spirit

This Revelation Will Strengthen Your Spirit

Mrs. Smith has actually been the premier apple pie maker in our home. My wife makes the best coconut cream pies in the world from scratch, which is the only way I will have pie. Since I don't like apple pie, it never bothered me to just let Mrs. Smith handle that...

Is It All Worth It?

Is It All Worth It?

Early one Saturday morning, I was sitting on the deck watching a female robin build a nest (or rather try to build a nest).She had chosen a location on the downspout that comes off the gutter. The spout was heavily sloped and made of shiny white aluminum. The surface...

Is Your Reality an Illusion?

Is Your Reality an Illusion?

A few years ago, my wife, Tammi, and I were with a small group of friends. Brock Gill, an amazing Christian illusionist, was a part of the group.Someone asked him to do a couple of  "tricks" for us. He had been traveling all day with his wife and was obviously...

What to Do Until the Storms of Life Blow Over

What to Do Until the Storms of Life Blow Over

Recently I heard a meteorologist on the Weather Channel say something profound—No one knows when, or where the next devastating storm will come. But we do know this; there will be another storm."Sounds a lot like life, doesn't it?It has been said that we are...

When Life Gets Tough, Simply Do This

When Life Gets Tough, Simply Do This

A strong-weathered hand tightly gripped the razor sharp knife raised over the body of a young boy lying loosely bound on a crude, makeshift altar. An altar covered with dry wood that the same boy had carried to the top of this mountain.The wood was soon to be set...

Are You Deserving of Two Extra Scoops?

Are You Deserving of Two Extra Scoops?

My wife and I had just finished a wonderful dinner at my son's home with he and his wife and two of our grandchildren. We were relaxing in the proverbial "food coma" when I asked the next logical question—"What's for dessert?"My daughter-in-law, the...

What is the Best Kind of Love?

What is the Best Kind of Love?

"Who gives this woman to be wed to this man?" Even though I was expecting this question, hearing it asked by the minister (who is my other son-in-law, Evan) caused a bit of pause.Keep in mind that other than writing a bunch of checks, this was my only real part...

Do You Ignore or Acknowledge God’s Protection?

Do You Ignore or Acknowledge God’s Protection?

I was going to a birthday party. Like any great Pappy, I stopped on the way to the party to get my grandson, Elijah, a present for his first birthday.He was at the age where he mimicked sounds. If you asked him, "What does a doggie say?" His reply was "Arf." How did...

Be of Joy, For We Know What the End Holds For Us

Be of Joy, For We Know What the End Holds For Us

One of the things that good "Baptists" did not do back in "the old days" was go to the theater. As a very young boy I wasn't sure why, but it seemed to have something to do with going to Heaven, along with not having long hair (guess that shows my age).One summer,...

What Happens When You Listen to God

What Happens When You Listen to God

True friends are hard to come by. Ron and Jackie Hill are those kinds of friends. While we only go out with them about once a year, it feels as if we have just seen them the week before. We know that if we needed them, all we would have to do is call, and they would...

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