41 years ago today Roe v. Wade became seared in the national consciousness as abortion became legal in all 50 states due to a landmark Supreme Court decision, citing women's privacy as its foundation. The last 41 years have represented the loss of more than 50 million lives through abortion. Although the loss of life,…Read more 41 years ago today, God help us.
Probably the most moving, impactful book I have read in a few years has been "The Insanity of God." Author Nik Ripken traveled around the globe interviewing members of the persecuted church and chronicling their stories, but before you get to that portion of the book, Ripken tells the story of his own experience as…Read more Kindle Deal – The Insanity of God
Four years ago I prepared to go to the polls and vote, and before leaving, I wrote the following article. In light of today's election, it seemed appropriate to repost the article. I hope you find encouragement in it. _________________________________________________________________________ I’m getting ready to head to the polls where I will place my vote in…Read more Voting & the Kingdom of God
Being raised in a military home, and then a ministry home, meant that I lived all over the US and even the world growing up. Although there were many, many blessings from the constant travel and moving, one of the greatest was the variety of churches I grew up in which heavily influenced my spiritual…Read more A legacy of churches – thanks!
Can the Cooperative Program decline be fixed? In my previous article about the Cooperative Program (CP), I suggested that current methods of CP promotion were insufficient and, in fact, counterintuitive, leading to increased demise in support for the CP, rather than the intended increase. Evidence of this seems to be ample, particularly as CP giving…Read more Can she ever run again?
The response of the church towards those who attacked America on 9/11, particularly the radical, Muslim extremists, must be grounded in Luke 6, particularly verses 21-36. The message of the Sermon on the Mount is a counter cultural call to love those who most vehemently hate us, and who even attack us. The response of…Read more The church in response to 9/11