Rebuild It

Rebuild It

My oldest son loves playing with Lego blocks. He likes to build airplanes, cars, castles, and homes. He constructs small cities and develops complex story lines in which each Lego character plays an important role. It seems there is no end to his creativity. My...
Editor’s Note: God is NOT in the Noise

Editor’s Note: God is NOT in the Noise

In the Old Testament we are given the story of a prophet named Elijah. Because of the corruption around him, Elijah falsely believed he was the last follower of God in Israel. After a brave encounter with those who desired to silence him, Elijah retreated to a cave...
Not That!

Not That!

A few years back, I was called to the local hospital to visit a parishioner before surgery. As I entered the building, I stopped at the front desk to pick up my identification badge and check in with hospital staff. They informed me of the room number I was looking...
Deep Water

Deep Water

Mark Twain said, “Faith is believing what one knows is not true.” He was wrong—at least as it pertains to Christian faith. Faith is not believing in something we know is not true. That definition ignores and denies the experience of Christ’s apostles, whose faith was...
God’s Testimony

God’s Testimony

As Vikki watched, I struggled to load the old reclining chair into my Nissan Murano. My wife had placed the chair on the side of the road with a sign that read, “For Sale, $15.” Vikki had chewed me down to $10, and now wanted free delivery. She didn’t live far away,...