By Cindy Koch –
Opening my front door, I saw a man and woman smiling enthusiastically. “Hi, can I share a few Bible verses with you today?” she said flipping through a well-worn floppy book. I politely consented. “Who can get enough of God’s word?” I thought. After pointing out some nice words about our happy eternity, she said, “Now I sure you are familiar with praying to God as Father, but have you prayed to God the Mother?”
By Graham Glover –
Like many others, I am at a loss in trying to figure out Pope Francis. (For those of you Lutherans reading this that loathe the papacy, move along, there’s nothing to see here…)
Honestly, I can’t figure out if Francis is a theological genius or someone who just might turn the Vatican and its curia upside down – or perhaps even sow the seeds that will ultimately destroy it.
By Caleb Keith –
Last week I was extremely blessed with the opportunity to attend the Christ Hold Fast (CHF) conference in Orlando, Florida. CHF is a gathering of Christians across numerous denominations focusing on the proclamation of the Gospel to sinners. Perhaps the most powerful part of the conference was the incredible stories that each speaker told.
By Jeff Mallinson –
When a wall of sound floods our consciousness, when visual images bombard our eyes from flickering screens, when endless online chatter creates a virtual din in our minds, something is lost. Silence is lost.
By Scott Keith – “The necessary condition of all good reading is to ‘get ourselves out of the […]
By Jaime Nava – What do videogames, sports, and church all have in common? Ritual. In fact, so […]
By Paul Koch – Our home is an insane whirlwind of activity. It is never quiet, never without […]
By Paul Koch – The other afternoon my wife and I were down at our favorite little coffee […]
By Scott Keith – Despite the goading I received from The Emperor’s Chair (Graham Glover) the other week […]
By Bob Hiller – Do you ever worry about your legacy? A number of years ago, I was […]