Suicide

Suicide

Irene called, asking me to come to her house immediately. Her husband Walter had taken his own life. In the short time it took to drive there, I tried to review their story. Irene and... Read More »
What Do You Know?

What Do You Know?

Recently, I sat with 1,000 mourners in a memorial service celebrating the life of a husband and his wife killed in a plane crash inMichigan. Rivers of tears flowed as their children... Read More »
(Part 1) Walking Slowly

(Part 1) Walking Slowly

Then a man named Jairus, a ruler of the synagogue, came and fell at Jesus’ feet, pleading with him to come to his house because his only daughter, a girl of about twelve, was dying.... Read More »
(Part 2) Lights Along the Way

(Part 2) Lights Along the Way

The last time I posted, we talked about how God used G. Campbell Morgan in my life as lamp-lighter to help point me to our Savior when I was languishing in the darkness of pain and... Read More »
Compassion

Compassion

Warm-up: Lamentations 2:1–12 I served the Lord with great humility and with tears . . . Acts 20:19 I’ll never forget a funeral I conducted for a small child. As we waited for the... Read More »
Simeon’s Farewell

Simeon’s Farewell

Let the Infant, the still unspeaking and unspoken Word, Grant Israel’s consolation To one who has eighty years and no tomorrow. —T. S. ELIOT, “A SONG FOR... Read More »
Healed So We Can Heal

Healed So We Can Heal

I served the Lord with great humility and with tears. —Acts 20:19 I’ll never forget a funeral I conducted for a small child. As we waited for the family to gather, a little... Read More »
Walking the Dark Valley (Part 1)

Walking the Dark Valley (Part 1)

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. —Psalm 23:4 I remember the... Read More »
Being That Kind of Person

Being That Kind of Person

My fellow prisoner Aristarchus sends you his greetings, as does Mark, the cousin of Barnabas . . . Jesus, who is called Justus, also sends greetings. These are the only Jews among my... Read More »
Simeon’s Farewell

Simeon’s Farewell

Let the infant, the still unspeaking and unspoken word, Grant Israel’s consolation To one who has eighty years and no tomorrow. ~T. S. Eliot, “A Song for... Read More »
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