Made for War

The best defense is a good offense – or so I have heard it said by a number of sports coaches through the years. In fact, this is an ancient concept; really it’s one that’s as old as Creation. Follow this with me. Genesis opens by telling us that “the...

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A Faithful Father Makes a Difference

The early chapters of 1 Samuel could be titled this: “The Tale of Two Fathers.” There is Elkanah and his leadership, and then there is Eli, the priest and leader of the Tabernacle — Israel’s worship center that was then based in Shiloh. Elkanah represents one of those hidden heroes...

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