The Last Enemy

The Last Enemy May 25, 2015 Drivingthrough Fort Logan National Cemetery last week afterJane Peterson’s interment, my heart was raging inside. I hate Death. He’s arobber and a thug. He pushes us around, breaks our hearts, and destroys so muchof what we love. Death...

Why Missions?

Why Missions? May 18, 2015 Today issomething of a “Missions Sunday” at Parker Hills. We are excited and honored tohave missionaries Elise McIntosh (South Africa),Karl Peterson (South Africa),and the Bannikov family (Kazakhstan)with us for the day. So, why ismissions a...

The Bible’s Main Story

The Bible’s Main Story May 11, 2015 In last week’s column, I wrote that it is a seriousmistake to think of the Bible as a book full of unconnected moralistic stories,like an inspired version of Aesop’s Fables. Rather, the Bible tells one grandstory—the story of...

One Grand Story

One Grand Story May 4, 2015 The Rainbow Bridge,which spans the Niagara River a short distancebelow the famous Falls, began its existence literally as the string of a kite.In 1847 the State of New York and the nationof Canadaagreed on a joint effort to erect a bridge...