Because He Lives

April 21, 2019
On the morning of the resurrection a group of women went to the tomb expecting to find a dead body to anoint.  What they found was completely unexpected.  In fact…
When we hear the words “unlimited” and “unconditional” we instantly become leery.  What are the actual limits?  What are the actual conditions?  Since our society is obsessed with loopholes and…

The Word Became Flesh

December 23, 2018
The birth of Jesus as told in the gospel of John is quite unique.  There’s no mention of the shepherds, the angels or the wise men.  Neither is there mention…

Being Thankful

November 25, 2018
Why is it that some people are extremely grateful for the least little things and others are extremely ungrateful when they have seemingly been loaded down with more benefits and…
We live in a culture that denies absolutes.  That’s why the term “sin” is so seldom used.  It’s so final, so terminal.  To admit to sin is to admit that…
The words “unlimited” and “unconditional” make us suspicious. Whether describing an insurance policy, a cellphone agreement, or a meal plan for a college student, we assume unlimited is limited and…

A Memorial Not To Be Missed

January 7, 2018
Devotion is often most vividly on display by attendance to Memorial Services.  The services of family, friends and loved ones are not missed.  Often attendance for those who lived and…