• Creator, Creature and Creation

    Beginnings are important. The first impression we get when we open our Bibles is that God is Creator. It was He who made the heavens and the earth, declares the first verse of Genesis. He didn’t need to do this. In making these things, God did not seek to add...

  • In Search of Miracles

    We get a picture of true grace when we examine the counterfeits. Fyodor Dostoyevsky helps us see some of these in “The Grand Inquisitor,” a segment from “The Brothers Karamazov” Dostoyevsky sites “freedom of conscience” as man’s greatest seduction, and for this is offered three false graces: miracle, mystery, authority....

  • The Wait, the Wind, the Word

    The Apostles kept looking up, their eyes on the sky. They stared steadily at the spot where Jesus had escaped their view. The Savior rose through the clouds before this group and was gone. It was 40 days since Resurrection Sunday. Jesus came and went among them. He appeared and...

  • Moment by Moment

    As we say "yes" to the Lord's invitation to come all the way into the River of Life (Ezekiel 47:3-5), over our heads, the moments are swallowed up in the flow of living waters and for us to live is truly Christ. We are healed, refreshed, souls are saved, and...

  • Seat of the Trousers

      I flew the small way this week — 8 seater. Not bad, a beautiful day, winds were at a minimum. Three seats actually carried travelers — two others and me. A pilot and co-pilot manned the front seats. We flew not by the “seat of our pants,” but for...