Loaded with Blessings
Daniel Defoe gave good advice through his fictitious character Robinson Crusoe.
The first thing that Crusoe did when he found himself on a deserted island was to make a list.
On one side of...
A little seed lay on the ground,
And soon began to sprout.
“Now, which of all the flow’rs around,”
It mused, “shall I come out?
The lily’s face is fair and proud, but a trifle cold.
Racism Is Learned
Last night, a friend of mine told me of an incident that occurred many years earlier with his young daughter.
They lived in Minnesota at the time and, consequently, were fans of the...
In a moment of teenage carelessness, a 16-year-old girl wrecked her mother’s car.
She was uninjured, so she called home to tell her parents, fully expecting an angry reaction. Instead, her father asked only...
God Values Us Even When We Are Imperfect
Perhaps no composer captured the musical heart and soul of America as did Irving Berlin. He wrote God Bless America, Easter Parade, and White Christmas, which still...
Are We a Friendly Congregation?
While we must be concerned with doing what we do in worship according to Christ’s expressed will, we must also be sure to reflect His love to strangers, newcomers, outsiders,...