Growing up, I loved basketball. By “loved” I mean that no matter what the weather, I was outside playing basketball. I lived in the Midwest and when it was icy and snowy… I would shovel the drive way so I could shoot baskets. And if it was real bad, I had a nerf basketball hoop… Continue reading We All Want it Fair (Sunday Preview…)
Mad Dad or Loving Father “The wrath of God is revealed…” Romans 1:18 The opposite of love is not hate. Nor is the opposite of love anger. The opposite of love is this: Indifference. Show me a person who is indifferent toward a particular individual and I’ll show you a person who doesn’t love that… Continue reading Mad Dad or Loving Father
You may recall the opening scene to the movie Good Morning Vietnam where Robin Williams, playing a radio DJ in Saigon during the Vietnam War, opens his program with the beloved song performed by Louis Armstrong, “What A Wonderful World”. I see trees of green, red roses too. I see them bloom, for me and… Continue reading The Gift
I am so looking forward to this Sunday! It is our privilege to have with us two people many of you know very well: Charles and Beverly Kohl. Charles came to Christ as a high school student through the ministries of Arcade Church, went to college, met Beverly (Minnesota girl) and headed for the mission… Continue reading This Sunday!
Our summer-long journey through the Book of Numbers is coming to an end this Sunday. Chapter 36 will be our focus passage of the day and upon first glance, you wouldn’t think the way the book ends is all that appropriate for what has transpired. Let’s face it – a lot of stuff has… Continue reading Cue the Music
We are most definitely approaching the end of our journey through Numbers. There are still some important pictures of the Gospel to see and so I’m excited to unpack a somewhat obscure passage most of us quickly read through. It involves five primary characters – individuals that do not sound remotely familiar even for the… Continue reading Z’s Daughters
ISIS Ebola Ferguson, Missouri Ukraine Gaza If you have been following the news, each of the above names rings a very distinct and foreboding bell. Each name is a lit fuse that culminates in one giant barrel of dynamite. Bottom line – this world is blowing up and, thanks to the 24/7 news cycle, we… Continue reading What Did I Just Read?