Reminders of Time

Remember when church buildings had a cemetery right outside? It’s not so common these days, but many churches from a generation or two ago still have an old graveyard out back. Architecture always tells a story, especially with churches. Church buildings tend to...

Priorities and COVID-19

A couple weeks ago, I saw this headline on a popular satire website: “Nation Prepares to Celebrate First Anniversary of Two Weeks to Flatten the Curve.” Ouch. We had no idea what was coming back then, did we? No matter what you think about the worldwide reaction to...

Fighting For Your Life

Why is it so difficult to experience God as a personal reality in our daily lives? Noise and distraction. It is utterly impossible to engage with God on the run. For thousands of years, Christians have testified from experience that intimacy with the Almighty requires...