This week I had a surprise and welcome visit from a cousin who was driving through Indiana on his way to Kansas. We had not seen each other in twelve
To be fully know and fully loved; I believe this is the heart of each human being – it is the way we were created. Yes, there are some who
There are many good things in which we can involve ourselves, things that serve a purpose but at the same time rob us of the time and energy we need
There are many voices that fill our heads. Each day we are bombarded by radio, television, the internet, family, friends, co-workers, the public, and of course those inaudible words which
I confess, I have sometimes felt inadequate when asked my opinion on any number of subjects prevalent in the church today, only to have no definitive answer. But often, it
Close-Knit Family, Family-Values, Family-Friendly: These phrases are used to appeal to our senses when looking for a new church, considering which movie to watch, or shopping for a new vehicle.
Recently, I was writing a magazine article when I touched on the topic of forgiveness. Forgiveness is not just a fundamental, but also a familiar word to the Christian faith.
After purchasing my first iphone I discovered I had an uncanny knack for taking out of focus pictures. It wasn’t until one of my kids told me about the focus
What a difference a year makes. After a year of studies at Hillsong College in Sydney, Australia, my daughter Maggie is now home. Her year abroad was very formative and
This fall our nation was rocked once again by another mass shooting, this time at Oregon’s Umpqua College. While many well-intended citizens and opportunistic politicians are quick to call for