Christians have often found the apostle dense, unpleasant, and occasionally plain bewildering. He has written half our New Testament. We need to own it.
We love our Bible study, and we all want to get to the part where we ask how something applies to our life. But invest some time in understanding the historical setting of a book. […]
I started a near riot in an African market. At a time when I didn’t know any better, I announced to the crowd that I had a sack of Bibles to give away.
The calendar says “Christmas,” but your life might not say it.
1977 was a banner Christmas. I got a Marlin .22 rifle with scope, and a fly rod. Nothing else of importance seems to have happened that year.
Jesus doesn’t work so well as a minor part of something else.
Our challenges begin before we ever say, “I do.”
There are three reasons why I’m posting an audio message this time rather than a written piece:
My first national election disappointment happened when Gerald R. Ford lost in 1976. With the help of candy and comics, I got over it within 24 hours.
It may not be over on Tuesday night. Fears, hard feelings, and deep divides that have sprouted everywhere will probably continue long past the election.