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- Our deacons are promoting electronic funds transfer (EFT) as a giving option for our church.
- When I was a 10-year-old, Psalm 90 was my favorite psalm. I knew it as the hymn “O God, Our Help in Ages Past.”
- The Hebrew title for the book of Psalms is Tehillim, which means “songs of praise.” Psalm 150 says, “Let everything that has breath praise the Lᴏʀᴅ.”
- When the pastor visited my father and uncle to make funeral arrangements, he outlined costs the family should expect. These included paying him for performing the service.
Ten years ago an artist drew a caricature of my two older daughters. Caricatures, by definition, exaggerate certain striking features...
- Last Sunday morning my wife expressed some displeasure with me, and I responded defensively.
- Speaking truth to power—and to each other.
- Never get in a swordfight with a sword swallower.
- It’s strange that the traditional forms for baptism used in the Christian Reformed Church never mention the baptism of Jesus.
- Night after night, I listened to my father's voice as it crept up the stairs to my cold bedroom...
- What is the government’s role (if any) in regulating wealth...
Is counseling always the best option for personal or relationship troubles?
I am frequently invited to sign a declaration on some topic of public concern.
- Our teenage daughter says she is embarrassed to be a Christian.
I have been working against poverty and hunger over the years.
Since I retired, I've found myself reminiscing more.
I believe it was missionary theologian Lesslie Newbigin who said that the incarnation—God coming in the flesh in Jesus—was God’s great missionary act.
In our senior retirement community there is a weekly vesper service.
In many parts of the world, the winter months can be very cold.
Over the last year my wife has become withdrawn. She does not appear to want to be with me...
There had been no symptoms.
One thing we have learned over the years—too often the hard way...
Bless your heart, preach it!
There isn’t really any way to prepare one’s heart for a horrific tragedy.