Someday everything will come together; all the stray ends of our imperfect lives will be gathered and tied into an elegant bow. So we wait . . . for perfection, for health, for money. We defer joy. A woman once … Continue reading
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I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you. John 15:15 One harried Sunday … Continue reading
Starting life with a good mother is better than being born into money. Not everyone begins life with this advantage. Those who do should treasure it because a good mother saves a child from many struggles. Oliver Wendell Holmes wisely … Continue reading
A woman peeked through the doorway into my office. “I’ve been walking past this church for months. I thought I’d stop in and see what goes on in here.” That was my introduction to Alice. I took her on a … Continue reading
It is time for you to act, Lord; your law is being broken. Psalm 119:126 If there was ever a need to pray for revival it’s today. A revival is a time of quickening or impartation of life. As God … Continue reading
E. Stanley Jones makes the point that Christians are people of the long view. By long view, he means that we plan not only how to live today, but tomorrow and for eternity. Our big enemy in long-view planning is … Continue reading
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Every year a guru of one sort or another comes along to share a great secret with the world. The secret to health and long life . . . The secret to amassing a fortune . . . The secret to looking 30 … Continue reading
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Jesus told two stories that tell everything we need to know about finding our way back to the Father. The Lost Sheep. People complained that Jesus spent too much time with sinners. To help them understand why he told the story of the … Continue reading