Is There a Man in the House?
Are you curious about what really goes on in heaven? Many people are. Just this week, my wife looked at the framed pictures of my parents and her parents (all four deceased) and asked, “Do you think they’re in touch with each other now? Heaven has millions of people;...read more
On the Receiving End of “the Look”
Did you grow up with a mom or a dad who, if you got out of line, could stop you in your tracks without saying a word? I certainly did. If I was doing or saying something inappropriate (especially in front of other people), a cold stare would let me know I had better...read more
After the Fiasco—Restoring Fallen Christians
By the time twenty-two-year-old Eva Eber showed up in the pastor’s office, her life story was already book length….… Read more »read more
Are You Awake, God?
No one thought it odd but me—the tall American waiting in the gathering dusk outside the railway station in Trivandrum, India….… Read more »read more
Are You Giving, or Shopping?
For kids in Sunday school, the offering process is pretty simple…. For grown-ups, things get sophisticated….… Read more »read more
Avoiding the Iceberg
I confess I’m mystified these days by an odd crossover of opinion: more and more Christians seem to be trying to make ethical room for drinking … while at the same time secular authorities are warning and worrying about this … Read more »read more
Back to School—What Christian Kids Need Most
Notebooks and pencils and gym sox—that’s the least of it. Physical preparation for a new school year is only half the job….… Read more »read more
Leadership involves more than just making noise….… Read more »read more
Blocks to Communication
Why is it that what once flowed so automatically in a courtship ends up slowing to a trickle? …… Read more »read more
Can Any Good Thing Come Out of Washington?
We Americans have become a society that despises its government. Bumper stickers and wisecracks abound….… Read more »read more