Month: September 2019

INCARNATE 09.27.19

JESUS’ ENTIRE MISSION was about service to his Father in heaven, service to his mission, service to his followers, and, ultimately, service to those he came to save.  (C. Gene Wilkes, Jesus on Leadership, 110). “For even the Son of Man did not come to… Continue Reading “INCARNATE 09.27.19”

Who is Her First Love?

“WHEN I TALK to daughters about their fathers, the conversations are almost always emotionally charged. They adore their fathers or hate them–sometimes they do both simultaneously. Your daughter yearns to secure your love, and throughout her life she’ll need you to prove it. A… Continue Reading “Who is Her First Love?”

What Kind of Doorstop?

IN 1799, CONRAD Reed discovered a seventeen-pound rock while fishing in Little Meadow Creek. Not knowing what it was made of, his family used it as a doorstop for three years. In 1802, his father, John Reed, took it to a jeweler who identified… Continue Reading “What Kind of Doorstop?”

2 Corinthians 4:17-18

“OUR ETERNITY IS more important than anything that can happen in the few short decades we spend in this life.  No matter how much suffering takes place now, it is far more critical to settle where we will be once that suffering ends” Jim… Continue Reading “2 Corinthians 4:17-18”

What About the Blank Space?

AUTHOR SIDNEY GREENBERG once wrote some very interesting words about loss. He notes that when the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre in Paris in 1911 and was missing for two years, more people went to stare at the blank space in the… Continue Reading “What About the Blank Space?”