Preparation is Important

They are young, beautiful, smart, committed and very talented. With a committee, I'm listening intently to their story about the last three years. They live in a somewhat closed country, to the gospel of Jesus Christ. It is a Zoom call but you see and hear their joy, passion and pain as we ask questions…Read more Preparation is Important

Peace, Uvalde, and Memorial Day

Good Morning Family,I had no idea when I was preparing for last Sunday’s message about God’s promise of peace to us; the horror that awaited us after the Buffalo, New York murders that we would be horrified by the Uvalde school murders. It has been horrifying for the families of those children and mourning for…Read more Peace, Uvalde, and Memorial Day

The Serious Business of Heaven is Joy

“The serious business of heaven is joy.” (G. K. Chesterton) What a marvelous sentence. Heaven is a place of total and perfect joy. Augustine said, “It is the decided opinion of all who use their brains that all men desire to be happy.” Consider these descriptions from Revelation 21-22. God will live with us, sadness,…Read more The Serious Business of Heaven is Joy

Heaven A Place Called Home

Randy Alcorn wrote a very good book entitled Heaven. It is an encouraging and comprehensive book if it is quite a long read. It is biblical, and full of illustrations that help us think and rejoice about our eternity. One of the features of the book that I love is this. It makes you appreciate…Read more Heaven A Place Called Home

Responsibility and Freedom

“So if the Son sets you free, you are truly free.” (John 8:36, NLT) "Freedom is only part of the story and half the truth .... That is why I recommend that the Statue of Liberty on the East Coast be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the West Coast." Victor Frankl, Man's Search…Read more Responsibility and Freedom