Glad Tidings of Good Things (November 9, 2017)

Overcoming Obstacles The nine-foot, 400-pound Goliath challenged the children of Israel and blasphemed Almighty God. David, a seventeen-year-old fuzzy-cheeked lad who came to visit his brothers demanded to know why they were not accepting the...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (March 1, 2018)

'Til We Part It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80s arrived to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (April 20, 2017)

The Best is Yet to Be At Columbia University, John Erskine was considered one of their greatest teachers ever. He was a true “Renaissance man”—author of sixty books, accomplished concert pianist, head of the Julliard School...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (July 5, 2018)

Why Aren’t Woodpeckers Brain-Dead?  Why aren’t woodpeckers extinct? This animal smashes its head against a tree all day long without ever “seeing stars.” It does this without sustaining any damage. The more we study the...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (October 5, 2017)

The Critic 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. The rose,...

Glad Tiding of Good Things (July 21, 2016)

Ten Commandments for Teens Don’t let your parents down; they brought you up (Ephesians 6:1–3). Stop and think before you drink (Proverbs 20:1). Be smart; obey. You yourself will give orders someday (Romans 13:1–5). ...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (July 1, 2017)

No Time to Pray I got up early one morning and rushed right into the day. I had so much to accomplish that I didn’t have time to pray. Problems just tumbled upon me and heavier came...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 7, 2018)

Avoid Coverups Centuries before the time of Christ, near the Greek city of Sparta, a young boy saw his teacher approaching on the path ahead. Fear gripped him. At the age of seven, the boy had...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (February 23, 2017)

The Face We Show the World The story is told that an advisor to President Lincoln once suggested a certain candidate as a nominee for the president’s cabinet. Lincoln refused saying, “I don’t like the man’s...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (April 13, 2017)

That Winning Attitude I’ve read that Einstein was unable to speak until he was four-years-old, and that he did not read until he was seven. Beethoven’s music teacher said about him, “As a composer he is...