Thanksgiving – Not Just for Turkey Day!

Each Thanksgiving we gather in a circle and take turns saying what we are thankful for. But the value of this activity extends beyond one meal a year. We have often […]

Bible Reading Just 20 Minutes a Day?

What can you get out of a daily Bible Reading of just 20 minutes a day? No matter what is going on, I do not let myself go to sleep without […]

Humility is God’s Strategy

As I think about this last week, I have realized that our country is filled with strong emotions on all sides, but deeply polarized in these feelings. Some are celebrating […]

Secure in Christ

What a time we live in! And the election is tomorrow. Am I alone in spending time speculating what might be the reactions in our country to one outcome or […]

Always a Gardener

While listening to Prof. Greg Koukl at this weekend’s Apologetics Conference, I realized that his comments on witnessing also provided insights for us as parents. He said, “I’m a gardener, […]

My Quiet Time Rung a Bell…

I came across this verse in my QT two nights ago: But Jesus called them to Himself, and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over […]

An Endless Supply of Pacifiers

Our daughter Hope was an addict… to pacifiers. Anybody else have that? She could not get to sleep without one. Many a night we had to search the house from […]

Stop the Hand Wringing, Focus on the Mission

As the election nears and news from all sides gets worse and worse, nearly apocalyptic, “This election could mark the end of democracy as we know it.”, perhaps we need […]

God, Where Are You in This? 

When a devastating act of evil occurs like 9/11, even believers can be shaken in their faith. The toll in human life is hard to wrap one’s mind around and […]

It’s Hard Not to be Moved…

As part of remembering 9/11, my wife Linda DVRs History Channel documentaries of the events. As we watch them, we are struck anew at the incredible care for one another […]