In keeping with my sudden interest in song lyrics, today's post will focus on one of my favorite Easter-themed songs.
I love old hymns. Sometimes, titles come directly from scripture, but I’ve always been confused by the title “Ten Thousand Angels.” This might not be considered old or a hymn. But it’s a song I’ve sung at church for as long as I can recall. And when I was a child, the title confused me. …
Peace? Wars and invasions have kicked the pandemic out of the headlines. As if that will reduce our stress.
We pay tithes. We give offerings. Or do we? A recent sermon got me thinking about this distinction. Or if there should be one.
Check out the seven step plan to accomplishing big things according to Nehemiah.
Everyone wants security. It matters where we place our trust to find it.
Jesus told a parable that started "A certain man had two sons." Which son am I like?
Everyone wants a good life. Sometimes, we might have varying definitions about what constitutes a good life. God’s word will always help us clarify that, if we read it with an open mind and heart. I read through the entire Bible in 2021. I’m not saying this to brag. I couldn’t tell you what I …
I teach a class of 4th to 8th graders, and we recently traveled through the book of Ezra. Here are some things I thought I knew (but didn’t): Ezra was part of the rebuilding of the post-captivity temple. Nope. That happened as much as FIFTY years before Ezra showed up with the contingent of priests …
Depression and anxiety are on the rise in the United States. And God’s children aren’t unaffected.