You don’t have to be popular, rich, attractive, healthy, or successful for your life to have meaning and value. Here are three things you need to know about God’s love for you.Read More
Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream that one day there would be equality and unity among all races. While there are many more Bible verses on the subject, here are 24 passages in Scripture that affirm Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream.Read More
When I retired six years ago, I was surprised at the range of thoughts and emotions I had. Like the bending of the beautiful and delicate Koa wood, God’s gentle hands were pressing against his creation—me—as I somewhat painfully changed shape in a new chapter of life that included building guitars.Read More
There are analogies between our faith and Christ’s, but we should be very cautious about talking about Jesus’ faith and ours as if they are the same thing. There is no question whether Christians ought to seek to imitate Christ. The questions we need to ask are: How do we imitate Christ and to what end do we imitate him?Read More
In this world we see people both cause and experience pain, suffering, and tragedy. Yet, humans were not created to be “messy,” nor were they made to expect a life of tragedy. Adam and Eve were created as royalty. How did humans get into such a mess, and how can we get out of it?
What is the distinction between the Creator and the creature? Can we know anything, even for a moment, the way God knows it? If we get these answers wrong, the errors reverberate throughout our theology.Read More
Birthdays are a personal “holiday,” so to speak. Even people who don’t know you very well will wish you a “Happy Birthday” and sometimes even go out of their way to do something nice for you. Why are birthdays special?Read More