Happy New Year from E-Mail Ministry

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM E-MAIL MINISTRY I hope that all of you had a good Christmas and New Year’s. As I mentioned at the beginning of December, I took some time off to consider the future of this ministry in light of personal and professional issues that have (and...

Special Announcement from doug

Special Announcement from doug   As some of you may have noticed, the number of messages I’ve been sending out from E-Mail Ministry has decreased significantly.   My life, both professionally and personally, has become very complicated and overwhelming. As much as I would like to, I’m just not...

The Benediction

THE BENEDICTION The late The late Richard Halverson was Chaplain of the United States Senate from 1981 through 1994.  Prior to that he had served as a pastor for many years. A friend once asked him, “Dick, what was the most significant thing you did that brought vitality and...

That Will Be More Than Enough

THAT WILL BE MORE THAN ENOUGH The B-17 Flying Fortress was America’s workhorse heavy bomber during World War II. Before Germany and Japan surrendered, 12,731 of the planes dropped more than 1.5 million tons of bombs. Among the young men on those bombing runs were actors Clark Gable and...

Why Do Golf Balls Have Dimples?

WHY DO GOLF BALLS HAVE DIMPLES? The simple answer is that dimpled balls fly farther. More than a century ago, golfers were well aware that scuffed, dented, scratched, or pockmarked balls performed far better than perfectly smooth balls. A golf ball is typically whacked off the tee in less...