Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, X

Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, X

God’s silent handiwork in Esther becomes ever clearer in chapter 4 as we see how He, in His providence, places Esther in a position for a purpos...

April 30th, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Three things to remember

God’s Kids Korner: Three things to remember

Lisa TerKeurst is one of my favorite Christian authors. She has written many, many books. I recently came across hers suggestions for three things tha...

April 30th, 2020 |  


Pajama confusion during pandemic

Pajama confusion during pandemic

My cerebral cortex is getting mixed up on daytime pajamas vs nighttime pajamas. During the waking hours, my attire is yoga pants, sweatpants or scrub ...

April 30th, 2020 |  



R.I.P. Brother Reid, Brother Statler

R.I.P. Brother Reid, Brother Statler

The Mel-O-Dee restaurant once sat where Frisch’s now sits on Rombach Avenue. Owned by Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Fuller, the popular drive-in was the ma...

April 29th, 2020 |  


Shortages bring about other shortages

Shortages bring about other shortages

It seems to me that the current virus crisis has given rise to shortages in a number of products — you know, hand sanitizers, disinfecting spray...

April 28th, 2020 |  


Joy of re-discovering re-reading

Joy of re-discovering re-reading

If there is a silver lining to our current situation, it might be that our lives have slowed down. With the absence of our “daily grind” (...

April 28th, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: True, tested faith

A Hunger for More: True, tested faith

These are definitely times in which faith – true faith – is tested. On the one hand, it seems troubling to us as we find ourselves being f...

April 23rd, 2020 |  


Light shines on good places to rest

Light shines on good places to rest

Years ago, I enjoyed hanging out with two brothers, Bernie and Dougie. An incident one night with them spurs a spiritual consideration.We got permissi...

April 23rd, 2020 updated: April 23rd, 2020. |  


Search the Scriptures: An obedient heart

Search the Scriptures: An obedient heart

A question for us to consider: does the form of our obedience matter as much as the state of the heart in the servant of God? That is, does God care w...

April 23rd, 2020 |  


Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, IX

Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, IX

Do you remember Haman’s plan to annihilate the Jewish people? Well, that’s where I want to begin this week.“In the first month, whic...

April 23rd, 2020 |