Humor in the Church

Humor in the Church

    Believe it or not, this subject has sparked some controversy and theological debate among many pastors and theologians in the past. Some have taken the approach that Christianity is supposed to be a serious endeavor and, therefore, should not include...
Everything Old Is New Again

Everything Old Is New Again

    My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. —John 15:12-13 God has given me wonderful women to link arms with every step of the way. But I’ve also run the gamut of...
The Power of Forgiveness

The Power of Forgiveness

    When we’ve been hurt, when we’ve been battered, sometimes anger and bitterness give us a sense of control. But the truth is, our bitterness and anger often control us. They keep our perpetrators close at hand, keep the wrongs they’ve done to us in the...
Hero to Zero – I’m Just Trying to Help!

Hero to Zero – I’m Just Trying to Help!

    “Papa is a hero!” Don’t you just love grandkids? You can almost do no wrong. My wife, Diane and I recently took 4 of our grandkids, ages 6-8 to a local fast-food establishment which had a small indoor play space. After ordering their food, they threw off...