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The Mystery Of The Missing Bible

When we arrived at church one Sunday, I reached for my Bible and it wasn’t in its usual place in the car. “That’s strange,” I thought, feeling sure I remembered…

Send All The Bouquets Upstairs

Send All The Bouquets Upstairs

Dr. Kenneth Wuest, who taught Greek, was my favorite college professor because he always brought something beyond the day’s lesson to the classroom to inspire his students; some insight that…

Problem Conscious Or Power Conscious

A church congregation once sent their pastor to me for counsel. There was a serious division in the church and the people seemed unable to put away their differences. The…

George Washington’s Lesson In Love

Today’s timely interest in the lives of American founders has sent me again to the record of an auction held in April, 1891, where a remarkable collection of Washington relics…

Hiding Behind The Hypocrites

Serving as a hospital chaplain, I approached the bed of a man who appeared to be nearing the end of his life. Asking permission to read the Bible to him,…

Staying Content In Crisis

Does it seem to you that the world, maybe even your life, keeps lurching from one crisis to another? How can we stay calm and content in crises? Paul, the…

Expect Your Greatest Year

Standing at the portal of a new year can be intimidating; especially if the past one has been painful. We’re tempted then to expect a repeat performance during the year…

The Doctor Doubted The Christmas Miracle

Dr. Len Broughton, a medical doctor, was a church going man but had a problem with Christmas. He wasn’t bothered by the commercialism of the season; his problem was the…

Overcome Those Holiday Temptations

Robert Ozment opened his book, “but God can,” warning his readers about the universal danger of temptation, writing: “Temptation is a traveling companion of every person who walks down the…

Let’s Stop Playing The Blame Game

When I visited a doctor to check on the cause of some worrisome symptoms, I asked this respected physician what I might have done to cause this condition. “We don’t…

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