The Christian community is itself divided in thought, attitude, and even interest level across a wide variety of hot topic arenas. So what matters? ◊ Jim’s company recently was recognized for its high “LGBTQ Inclusivity” rating by a regional newspaper. While… Read More ›
One Year Ago
Going to memorial services for two friends this month gives one pause. One year ago, this week, my family faced our own crisis. It was a startling opportunity to practice what I preach. ◊ First of all, I am not a… Read More ›
A Thankful Husband’s Prayer
My wife is recovering from a frightening event last week. People ask about fear, doubt, denial, depression, and if I blame God. No, I am thankful to God. ◊ After 7 days in the hospital my wife is back home… Read More ›
A Husband’s Prayer for His Wife
We have our little lives lived so nicely and then comes the great disruption. Or so it appears. But it is very real, and so hard and painful. And where is God? ◊ I took my beautiful wife of 42… Read More ›
A Biblical View of COVID – One Year Later
A terrible calamity was thrust upon mankind over the past year. Our thoughts ran the gamut. Has there been a cultural shift in human will? How about Christian faith and hope? ◊ You cannot say that before the Coronavirus (Covid)… Read More ›
And So We Start Again
What is January but a time to reset life on the maturing foundation of our hopes, fears, and good intentions? It’s good to remember that our plight is not unique. ◊ Our thoughts run the gamut as we immerse ourselves… Read More ›
Still Believe in Christmas in 2020?
Everyone is looking forward to a new year. Getting past Covid and all issues of a challenging year. Does it carry over to a humdrum Christmas too? Do you still even believe in Christmas? ◊ Yes, it’s been a challenging year…. Read More ›
An Advent Season Like No Other
So now we wind down this adverse 2020 year with the beginning of the Advent season. But something’s changed – or has it really? ◊ We move right from Thanksgiving weekend and headlong into the Advent season. The year is… Read More ›
Faith and Truth in a Dark World
Who do we believe? The challenge is that in all manners of faith and life we are surrounded by falsehoods, distortions, and even wrongdoing that can leave us confused and off base. It raises a question that only Jesus can… Read More ›
Changing Our Beliefs and Opinions
Ever change your mind about a person? Ever been so set against someone or something that only a miracle could change your point of view? Watch what God does here. ◊ We are all familiar with religious differences, and racial divisions,… Read More ›
Is This the Purpose of Life?
Do you have an opinion on the purpose of your life? Of course you do. It may be little fuzzy and evolving, but we each certainly have a particular perspective. But is it right? ◊ Anne says her purpose in life… Read More ›
Church, Church, Where Are You?
The Christian Church is being challenged to adjust to new pressures. To some this is a problem. But is it really? It might actually be a much needed wake-up call. ◊ Julie and Tom were so tired and busy that… Read More ›