Walking towards the Light from the cross of a King

A blog by Josh Humbert

Wisdom Of The 90’s: Aladdin


Finding the real Diamond in the rough of 90’s cinema. Exploring royalty, riches, and a tale of two Princes.

August 18, 2015 · 3 Comments

The Day I Saw Grace Win


A stunning wound. A radical idea. An experience of the greatness of God.

August 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

Wisdom Of The 90’s: Chris Farley


I’m no Bill Shakespeare, but here’s my best effort at a worthy tribute to one of the endearing legends of the 90’s…Chris Farley.

July 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Wisdom Of The 90s: “Name”


The Goo Goo Dolls hit it big in the 90’s with a beautiful paradox in their hit song “Name.” Why did the song work and what does it reveal about our hearts?

July 6, 2015 · 9 Comments

50 Shades And Soldiers


Walking and working out just what it means to be discipled and to be a disciple-maker.

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Losing The Baby


Contemplating a friend’s hard loss, and what hope might be found in bee stings and diamonds.

June 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Of Men And Marriage. Of Crows and Crowns.


What if you could talk to a younger version of yourself before you made that one pivotal decision? Thoughts on men and marriage.

April 14, 2015 · 4 Comments

Make That Beauty Call


What is beauty? Where can it be found? What can it do? Finding clarity in the middle of Western movies and my wife’s battle with cancer.

March 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Wrestling With Revenge, Redemption, and Robots


Yes…as a matter of fact, a robotic nurse actually can revolutionize a tired Hollywood theme with Gospel truth. Read this now…fer yer health!

March 10, 2015 · 4 Comments

The Scars Of God


What brings real hope and comfort in suffering? What sets Christianity apart from everything else? The scars of God.

January 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Grace Beneath The Waves


Storms approach. The hurricane arrives. Cancer is here. But under the waves…we find the wild, free, surprising grace of God.

December 2, 2014 · 21 Comments

What Romantic Comedies Get Right (No, Seriously!)


Could the…(gulp)..rom-com’s actually point us toward a bigger truth? What can these type of films tell us about the pursuit of God?

November 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Calvin, Hobbes, Everclear, and God. Part 3.


The final post in a series about fathers and the Father. May these encouragements find their way to your heart.

October 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

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 · 1 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 · 2 Comments

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 · 1 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

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