Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 14, 2019)

Just One Match I was crossing the Atlantic a short time ago, and one night I and some of the passengers were talking to the captain. He told us of an incident that had occurred...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 23, 2016)

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...

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 (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 (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 (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 (June 18, 2018)

Pushing Past Failure  Sparky didn’t have much going for him. He failed every subject in the eighth grade, and in high school, he flunked Latin, algebra, English, and physics. He made the golf team but...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 07, 2017)

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,...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (May 10, 2018)

You Are Richer . . .  You are richer today than you were yesterday if you have laughed often, given something, forgiven even more, made a new friend, or made stepping stones of stumbling blocks. You...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (February 1, 2018)

Religion Begins at Home I ran into a stranger as he passed by, “Oh, excuse me, please,” was my reply. He said, “Please excuse me, too; I wasn’t watching for you.” We were very polite, this stranger...