What It Is We Give Our Lives To

What It Is We Give Our Lives To

Well, it’s good to be back from my travels. I have one more trip, then I’m staying put for three months, or until Joan says, “Don’t you have to go to give a speech somewhere?” I was in Virginia last week with Episcopalians at a retreat. I walked over to the conference...
Minding the Light

Minding the Light

It’s been an interesting week in the American church. The preacher and writer John MacArthur, who has spent much of his life telling people how much he knows about the Bible, was asked to say in a few words what he thought of the Bible teacher Beth Moore, and he...
That Of God In All People

That Of God In All People

I’ve been out of town these past few weeks, first to Washington State just east of Mount Rainier to meet with a group of pastors. If you ever need to meet with pastors, Mount Rainier is the place to do it. The highest point in Danville is the landfill, and Mount...
God and Guns

God and Guns

I remember when I was maybe six or seven years old and it came time for Christmas. My mom and dad must have come into a little extra money¸ because they asked us what we wanted for Christmas, which they had never done. We’d always just gotten what they could afford....
Labor Day

Labor Day

When Joan and I met in 1982, she attended Indiana State University in Terre Haute, and I was a lowly worker at Public Service Indiana. I had no marketable skills, except the gift of persuasion, which I used to convince Joan her life would be wretched without me. So we...