What a suffering Savior teaches suffering saints

It is difficult to write about suffering. Part of the reason: it is such a personal topic. Writing about suffering and consequently inviting readers to think about suffering also involves revisiting experiences we are doing our best to move beyond. Another reason has to do with the fact that it is very difficult to write … Continue reading What a suffering Savior teaches suffering saints

A visit to Silver Dollar City

“How long have you been coming here?” So began the questioning by one of my grandchildren. “Well, it has been a long time. That’s for sure.” I replied. After a long, hot day at the park, while most of the family members who made this trip are fast asleep, I am sitting in a semi-darkened … Continue reading A visit to Silver Dollar City

Independence Day – 2018

While the United States of America is clearly not the kingdom of Christ, like all other nations in the world, God wants our nation to be influenced by the kingdom principles. He wants us to make disciples of the citizens of this nation, like He wants us to make disciple of the citizens of all nations. He wants the people of this nation and all nations of the world to lovingly yield their lives to the sovereignty of Christ.

Six Months Left — How would you live?

What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and Then vanishes. —James 4:14 NIV Although her daughter told me she would call, I really was not prepared for the conversation when the telephone rang. The dialogue was pleasant, though there was very little small talk. You see, the woman, … Continue reading Six Months Left — How would you live?