God’s Kids Korner: Freedom is not free

God’s Kids Korner: Freedom is not free

All the flags we will see this week remind me we will celebrate a very important holiday on Sunday. How many of you know what holiday we will celebrat...

July 1st, 2021 |  


Certain terms have confusing associations

Certain terms have confusing associations

For example, consider the term “crash.” Probably the first thing that comes to our mind has to do with automobile accidents.What about ...

July 1st, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures:

Search the Scriptures:

God has high standards for His people, the highest, for He sets the bar according to His own perfection and God cannot be less than who He is.Some mig...

July 1st, 2021 |  



Cross Words: The steady hands of grace

Cross Words: The steady hands of grace

My wife and I are four months away from holding our baby boy, Dayton Emmaus. Then, a year or so from now, he’ll be holding our hands as he tries...

July 1st, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: The test of worship

Search the Scriptures: The test of worship

G.K. Chesterton, in his collection of essays entitled, “Heretics,” observed, “There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting su...

June 24th, 2021 |  


She is the ‘finding-est’ woman I know

She is the ‘finding-est’ woman I know

Although Terry and I have been married a lot of years, she still impresses me with the quality of her character. For example, it used to be — be...

June 24th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Acts 1:8 and Christians today

Cross Words: Acts 1:8 and Christians today

Shortly before ascending to the right hand of the Father, Jesus told His followers, “‘But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has ...

June 24th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: A Christian’s GPS

God’s Kids Korner: A Christian’s GPS

When I got my car a few years ago, there was one thing that I insisted on having in it: a GPS navigational system. Now, I know you probably don’...

June 24th, 2021 |  


God is on His throne

God is on His throne

In an age where polarization is the norm, where not being decidedly in one camp leaves one presumptively in its opposite, and where one’s level ...

June 17th, 2021 |  


The ‘lawsuit’ reveal

The ‘lawsuit’ reveal

When our sixth son, Jamin, calls us, he does so on “facetime.” This is good because we get to see and speak to their daughter and our gran...

June 17th, 2021 |