Genesis 22 tells us a famous and fascinating story. It is not only talked about and proclaimed in […]
The people of God are a peculiar bunch. I really mean that, and I think it has always […]
Today, in the midst of concerns regarding a global pandemic, in the midst of the tensions of massive […]
Yesterday, my wife and I celebrated the 22nd anniversary of our marriage. 22 years of graduate school and moves across the nation, of children and creating our idea of what a home ought to be. 22 years of pets and home repairs and broken-down cars. 22 years of ups and downs, of joys and disappointments, of boring, aimless moments and times of great adventure and wonder. As I was pondering all this, I thought back to the day we got married. I can still see her clear as day. How beautiful she was in that gown.
A wet, warm breeze blew the last of the raindrops across the sky. After an hour of drizzling darkness, the clouds began to glow a shade lighter. Even though the sound of the rushing drains fooled my mind into thinking it was still raining, my dry cheeks informed me differently. The thunderstorm was over, and the blue sky began to push through the grey. It was just after 4 pm and I knew it was time. The hunt was on.
Jeremiah was a prophet at a very troubling time in the life of God’s people. The mighty power […]
As children our parents lied to us. Not that they were seeking to be devious or trying to […]