Grafted In

Grafted In

When I was a teenager, I had a close friend who was adopted. He had been told about his adoption when he was just a child, but didn’t fully process what it meant until he was much older.His adoptive parents showered him with love and affection, provided security and...
One Body: Created for a Purpose

One Body: Created for a Purpose

What happens when the hand says to the body, I don’t need you, or when the head says to the foot, I don’t need you?On December 26, 1919, the Boston Red Sox sold Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees for $100,000. The sum was the most paid for any ball player in history....
Leap for Joy

Leap for Joy

A few years ago, I was approached by a couple considering an abortion. They wanted a pastor’s opinion, so I gave them one. I told them that God values life—so much so that he sent his one and only Son to be crucified for the sins of the world. The young couple seemed...
Lost Sheep

Lost Sheep

One evening, before I knew Jesus Christ as my Savior, I was working a trade show in Atlanta, Georgia. At the end of the day I went for a walk. Unfamiliar with the city, I soon found myself alone in a rough part of town. Realizing I was out of my element, I gathered my...
Editors Note: Chasing After the Wind

Editors Note: Chasing After the Wind

The Bible tells us the story of a king who was blessed with wisdom, wealth, and power. The king was admired and loved by his people, and rulers throughout the world came to seek his counsel. Yet, the king was unhappy. The Bible tells us that he sought to change that....