Live More with More Limits

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

I spent last weekend at Circuit of the Americas, a race track here in Austin, TX. A good friend was driving in the NASCAR Pit Boss 250. About the same time I’ve been enjoying a theology book, and its chapter about creation.  One statement that resonated with me from the book is “The doctrine of creation requires us to admit …

Jesus Sees Children

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

“People were bringing little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them, but the disciples rebuked them. When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to them, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these’” (Mark 10:13,14).  What strikes me about this …

How Many Questions Do Kids Ask?

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

“Why is that man homeless? What’s that noise? Why can’t I stay up late like you? How long until we get there? Why aren’t there any dinosaurs at the zoo?”  Why do kids ask so many questions? Do you know how many questions kids ask per day? Experts say about 450, depending on their age and environment.  But one thing …

How to Be a Man

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

I have this black, leather vest that I wear when I ride the motorcycle. It’s weathered with rain and even a little snow. And sweat. And the remains of a few dozen bugs. It smells like leather, a bit of gas, and some sunscreen. When I wear it, especially hanging out with a bunch of other bikers wearing their vests, …

Why Are People So Wicked and What Should We Do?

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

The world is a wicked place. Political corruption. Violent hatred between skin colors. Persecution of Christians. People condemning each other because of different opinions about COVID. Abortion. Trafficking of children and women. Vulgarity all around. Media and movies promoting immorality as normal and expected. Why are people so wicked? Throughout the Bible—since the fall into sin, that is—and in every …

God Works Peace for You

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Some of you reading this may have an executive assistant. Someone to answer your e-mails, return your voice messages, prepare materials for the week, and file paperwork. Can you imagine how nice it would be to have an assistant who is there to help with everything in life, not just tasks at the work place?  Stop imagining and start rejoicing! …

What Happens to Your Soul When You Die?

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

In the middle of the terrible pain and injustice of Jesus’ crucifixion, God’s Word invites us into a very touching and personal moment.  Jesus is going to die. The criminal on the cross next to him is going to die. They have words. Good words. Life-changing words. Forever words. The criminal knows the end is coming soon. He knows his …

Lost Your Way?

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Have you ever lost your way? There’s the time you got on the wrong bus and ended up in the wrong part of town, or as a kid you got separated from your parents at the amusement park. But that’s not what I mean.  Some people reading this have lost their way by taking a wrong turn in life and …

Are You A Superhero?

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

The History Channel once aired a series taking viewers deeper into the bat cave to discover whether Batman is an ordinary person like the rest of us, or if he’s superhuman. In one of the episodes, called “Batman Tech,” they demonstrate the incredible array of bat gadgets at Batman’s disposal (if you or I drove the batmobile we could take …