Insight

Recently, I spent a week and a half laying on our couch more sick than I have been in over a decade. I had a nasty flu (not Covid). It was miserable, but in the midst of it I tried to stay grateful. The Scripture tells us “to give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you i…

Insight

Many years ago, a friend in college became very excited about a church congregation he had joined. He invited several of us to some sort of event sponsored by his church. I don’t remember much about it, except for a startling comment he made to me during the event. He casually mentioned that…

Insight

Arnold Glasow sums up hospitality: “Hospitality is making others feel at home. Some folks make you feel at home. Others make you wish you were.” All kidding aside, hospitality is serious business. So many wonder, do I belong? Am I welcome here? Many people struggle to believe that God cares …

Insight

We live in a culture of distrust. What is true? I chuckled the other day when I read in my facebook feed a quote; “Not everything you read on the internet is true”— Abraham Lincoln. Where can we stand? Just as a building needs a good foundation. We need truth on which to build our world view…

Insight

What is God’s dream for your life? The answer is your vision of God’s calling on your life, your specific, unique calling. This calling includes your career but is more than that. The Apostle Paul wrote “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared…

As the 4th of July approaches my mind is drawn to our country and how to best help it. Like many of you, I am an American by birth and a Christian by grace. How does a Christian, a citizen of a heavenly, eternal kingdom bless the temporal kingdom or nation where he has earthly citizenship? I…