Walking towards the Light from the cross of a King

A blog by Josh Humbert

When God Doesn’t Send Chariots Of Fire


What’s going on when you don’t get immediate answers? Maybe it’s about a city of two tales.

September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

THE Complaint Against God And The Comedy of Crying Toddlers


The most brutal question God ever faces in Scripture with answers from crying babies. True story.

July 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

Star Wars: The Force Awakens


The second episode of the Cross-Cutting Culture Podcast dives into Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

January 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Podcast – Creed


The first episode of the Cross-cutting Culture Podcast. We discuss the 7th movie of the Rocky franchise, Creed.

January 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

One Year Later: A Safe Place In God


Reaching for stuff that works. Finding the Savior who will be there.

November 11, 2015 · 5 Comments

When Your Solution Is…*Loading*…


Airport security lines, deserts, and how not to die of thirst.

August 31, 2015 · 2 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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