If God Brings You To It

IF GOD BRINGS YOU TO IT If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it. Happy moments, praise God. Difficult moments, seek God. Quiet moments, worship God. Painful moments, trust God. Every moment, thank God. — These words were taken from the song “Moments” by Lessin...

The Declaration of Dependence

THE DECLARATION OF DEPENDENCE When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for people to declare their dependence on Almighty God, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to this decision. We hold these truths to...

Tell Them

TELL THEM Some 14 years ago, I stood watching my university students file into the classroom for our opening session in the theology of faith. That was the day I first saw Tommy. He was combing his hair, which hung six inches below his shoulders. My quick judgment wrote...

Dear Friend

Dear Friend, As you got up this morning, I watched you and hoped you would talk to me, even if it was just a few words, asking my opinion, or thanking me for something good that happened in your life yesterday. But I noticed you were too busy trying...

Whose Hands

WHOSE HANDS A basketball in my hands is worth about $19. A basketball in Michael Jordan’s hands is worth about $33 million. It depends on whose hands it’s in. A baseball in my hands is worth about $6. A baseball in Mark Mcquire’s hands is worth $19 million. It...