Glad Tidings of Good Things (July 4, 2019)

Heavenly Helicopter “Not a hair of your head shall be lost. By your patience possess your souls” (Luke 21:18-19). I’m sure most know well-meaning parents who appear overprotective in the lives of their children.  The term is...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 20, 2017)

Rate Yourself “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you are disqualified” (2 Corinthians 13:5). Rate yourself 1–10 (ten...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (April 19, 2018)

A Handbreath Stretch out your palm. Separate your fingers to their widest; hold them as far apart as you can. Then consider: “Lord, make me to know my end, and what is the measure of my...

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 (April 21, 2016)

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Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 29, 2017)

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...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 28, 2018)

Too Many to Count  One day Abraham Lincoln summoned to the White House a surgeon in the Army of the Cumberland from the state of Ohio. The major assumed that he was to be commended...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 27, 2019)

What We Deserve A mother approached Napoleon seeking a pardon for her son. The emperor replied that the young man had committed a certain offense twice and that justice demanded death.  “But I don’t ask for...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (January 25, 2018)

Why Are Prayers Unanswered? George MacDonald was born in 1824, in the Scottish Highlands. He was a teacher, minister, father, lecturer, and writer. MacDonald’s writing was so powerful that a better-known C. S. Lewis said....

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...