Walking towards the Light from the cross of a King

A blog by Josh Humbert

Calvin, Hobbes, Everclear, and God. Part 2.


Fighting off nurses. Asking tough questions. Discovering real fatherhood through the Ultimate Father. This is the second post in a series on fathers.

October 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Calvin, Hobbes, Everclear, and God. Part 1.


Multiple problems, one solution. The first in a series of posts about fatherhood.

October 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

Remember What Growth Looks Like


What will you do for a two-yard gain? Examining challenges, growth, giants, desires and…Dallas Cowboys.
#JustSayGrow
#BeAGiant

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

It Happened Again…


Examining church conflict, confused dogs, and the mirrors we must hold up.

September 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jesus, Hedberg, Evernote, And You. Part Two.


The final in a series of posts about the spiritual discipline of keeping a journal.

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jesus, Hedberg, Evernote, And You. Part One.


The first in a two-part series examining a helpful tool for growing in Christ.

September 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kobe Is Right About Your Failure


What can we learn about dealing with (repeated) failure from Kobe Bryant? What will we do about an 0-for-9 place in our lives?

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Beauty and Expense of Recovery


Two men. Two unlikely recoveries. One awesome God.

August 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Wolf On Your Street


Embracing the mission of God with the simplicity of the wolf.

August 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

One Single Tree


One tree, one psalm, one desire…

August 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Sweetest Reversal


Thoughts on comebacks, Easter, and the ultimate scoreboard.

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dear Lukewarm Christian….


Looking for a cure for lukewarm Christianity in the story of Elijah and the great showdown.

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Get Real or Die Tryin’


Examining the Gospel infiltration of the hip hop culture and what it shows every Christian about boldly declaring the truth.

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

God vs Shame


One of the hardest commands that God ever gives…and He gives it twice! A look at Hosea and the close love of God.

January 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

Grace, Work, And Pop-tart Directions


The wisdom of Pop-tart directions and how to have a good year.

January 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

Grieving With Great Hope


A treasured text from guest writer Scott Higginbotham. A pastor’s look at 1 Corinthians and the hope available, even during a loss.

December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reformation Of An Approval Junkie


A treasured text from guest writer Jerry Canupp on the goodness of Romans 8.

December 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Polyamory and 90’s Pop Music


The beautiful and freeing restrictions of God’s design for marriage.

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Faith and Film: Slumdog “Foo Fighter” Millionaire


Tracing the Gospel through an underdog movie and a classic 90’s rock song.

October 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

TREASURED TEXTS: REAL PEOPLE RECALLING PRECIOUS PASSAGES


This is an ongoing series where I’ve asked trusted people who have served God faithfully to write about a Scripture passage that has been of great significance in their life. … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pneumonia, Hypocrisy and Grace


I can be a hypocrite about sickness.  See, when the wife starts to feel bad for any reason, I’ll push her to go get it checked out by the doctor. … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

Press On.


A treasured text from guest writer Mike Murrie. Thinking through a simple phrase that applies even when life seems complex.

September 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Letter to a Future Son


As a relatively new parent (our oldest is 4), I’m always reading parenting books, observing other parents, and asking questions. Good, Godly wisdom is out there (as it says repeatedly … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Worst (and Best!) Place to Hide


There was a time when I spent 20 minutes crawling on my stomach for the chance to scare one of my best friends. And yes, it’s possible (ahem, likely) that … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · 3 Comments

Soundtrack for a Prodigal Son


What runs through your mind at your lowest point? When you stare at rock-bottom; when your plans have all failed; when the promises of joy have been unmasked as lies … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Moral Case for Sex Before Marriage and My Response


Breaking down the moral case for (and against) sex before marriage. Where do these paths end up? What truly satisfies?

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Of Beginnings, Batman, and other things that matter…


Finding a place to start again and celebrating one of the greatest words of all time.

July 10, 2011 · 2 Comments

Who is your daddy and what does he do?


“Let me tell you a secret about a father’s love….” Becoming a parent begins a monumental shift in your life.  And, even though I know this next phrase can seem … Continue reading

December 16, 2010 · 2 Comments

So Fresh and so Clean….clean? YES


“I have it, it’s an oyster with two tickets to that thing you love. Look again, the tickets are now diamonds! Anything is possible when your man smells like Old … Continue reading

December 16, 2010 · Leave a comment

Why Your Clark Kent Must Die


“Now, a staple of the superhero mythology is there’s the superhero and there’s the alter ego. Batman is actually Bruce Wayne, Spider-Man is actually Peter Parker. When that character wakes … Continue reading

September 12, 2010 · Leave a comment

Forgiven….not Forgotten


“If we’ve all forgotten You, are we all forgotten too?” Paper Route—Are We All Forgotten The following three stories are all true. ************************************************************************ The other day, I watched as my … Continue reading

September 30, 2009 · Leave a comment

Blessed are the Porsche in spirit……


“When you try your best, but you don’t succeed When you get what you want, but not what you need When you feel so tired, but you can’t sleep Stuck … Continue reading

June 17, 2009 · Leave a comment

Fathers, Sons, Babies, and Easter


April is month of new life. Not just new life for flowers, trees, plants, and anything green…but for me as well.  On April 19, 1987, an Easter Sunday in a … Continue reading

April 10, 2009 · Leave a comment

Hate math? It’s possible God does too….


I’ll be honest…I’ve never liked formulas, fractions, and many things math-related. Can I get an amen somebody??? Surprisingly, I think God feels the same way I do about fractions and … Continue reading

November 19, 2008 · Leave a comment

Let That Be Enough


“Joy and pain, sun and rain…You’re the same, You never let go! Joy and pain, sun and rain…You’re the same, You never let go! Joy and pain, sun and rain…You’re … Continue reading

August 29, 2008 · Leave a comment