Month: April 2020

Empty Churches

As we approach Easter Sunday, my faith celebrates, but I am sad. I’m not sad because Christ left something undone. I’m sad because I will not be able to celebrate His resurrection with my brothers and sisters in Christ. I wish my faith was… Continue Reading “Empty Churches”

Hudson Taylor’s Spiritual Secret

A few days ago I finished reading a biography titled Hudson Taylor’s Spiritual Secret. Hudson Taylor was an English doctor who accepted the call to become a missionary to China in the second half of the 18th Century. He was 21 years old when… Continue Reading “Hudson Taylor’s Spiritual Secret”

Rewards

Over the years I have discovered that many people see God’s Word as a rule book. When they read it or when it is shared with them, they perceive it as a long list of “do’s” and “don’ts”. I guess in some ways the… Continue Reading “Rewards”

Annoying Second Cousins

One of my sons was hired by a local grocery store chain. He came home last night and told me the new restrictions being implemented at the store because of COVID-19. After listening to him, I got anxious and frustrated. I went to bed… Continue Reading “Annoying Second Cousins”

A New Way to Think

I believe the following three things are simultaneously possible during the current medical threat: We can be socially responsible and still be social. We can live without being controlled by the fear of being infected. We can do both of the things mentioned above… Continue Reading “A New Way to Think”

Bigger, Better, Smarter, Holier, Higher

Have you noticed that sometimes people find God while going through difficulty, hardship, or loss? Countless people have told me they felt “closer” to God while going through a dark season.  Humans seem to turn on their God radar when facing a struggle that… Continue Reading “Bigger, Better, Smarter, Holier, Higher”

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