HOPE FOR THE HOPELESS

Text: Acts 27:1–28:10 Introduction: The movie Titanic broke box office records, as moviegoers seemed fascinated with a love story connected to the historic voyage of an... Read More »
A Hymn to God the Father

A Hymn to God the Father

Wilt Thou forgive that sin where I begun,   Which was my sin, though it were done before? Wilt Thou forgive that sin through which I run,   And do run still, though... Read More »
Deformed

Deformed

Odd, this twisted form     should be the work of God. God, who makes, without mistakes,     the happy norm, the status quo— The... Read More »
“Leadership Is Influence” (Part Three)

“Leadership Is Influence” (Part Three)

This week, we want to explore the reach of Paul’s leadership—even while in prison. Monday we saw his influence on the imperial guard, and yesterday we considered his... Read More »

Isaiah 61:10

I delight greatly in the LORD;        my soul rejoices in my God.        For he has clothed me with garments of... Read More »
“Leadership Is Influence” (Part Two)

“Leadership Is Influence” (Part Two)

This week, we want to explore the reach of Paul’s leadership—even while in prison. Monday we saw his influence on the imperial guard. Today continue looking into... Read More »

A Good Church

A television documentary showed several types of worship services in American churches. I liked some of what I saw but was troubled by an emphasis on being entertained instead of being... Read More »

Divine Mystery

At one point along the Saguenay River in southeastern Canada, the water flows through a chasm between two rugged rock formations. Their pinnacles tower over 1,600 feet into the sky.... Read More »
“Leadership Is Influence” (Part One)

“Leadership Is Influence” (Part One)

John Maxwell has written dozens of books on leadership, and if his teaching could be reduced to a single expression, it would be: “Leadership is influence—nothing more and... Read More »
Sauntering

Sauntering

“I am old and move slowly.”     ~Socrates   When I was a much younger man, I used to run several miles a day. When my knees gave out I began to... Read More »