“Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life.’” (John 11:25) The morning of Jan. 6 began with hope and expectation. As the results came in…
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When Jesus saw their faith, he said, “Friend, your sins are forgiven.” (Luke 5:20) The image of shoes piled by the door into our home remains etched in…
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“Shall not Lebanon in a very little while become a fruitful field, and the fruitful field be regarded as a forest? On that day the deaf shall hear the…
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“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. The second is this: Love your…
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“If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.” (Romans 14:8) Humans report…
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“Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning light.” (Psalm 30:5b) “My Lord what a …” I honestly do not know how to authentically…
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Earlier this month, a camel escaped from a live nativity in Bonner Springs, Kansas. The next day, the second Sunday in Advent, police received reports…
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“He has brought down the mighty from their thrones and exalted those of humble estate.” (Luke 1:52) Where I grew up in the rural Midwest there was an…
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“By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to…
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“A voice is heard in Ramah, weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more…
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“The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.” (John 1:14) In the Cotton Patch Gospel musical (based on the biblical translation with that…
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“The Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no…
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