Back to the Future

Back to the Future

The year 2022 will begin in less than two weeks. In one sense, at this time of year, we look back at what God has done, and in another sense, we look forward to what He will do. In other words, we look Back to the Future. You may remember the 1985 movie about a young...
How To Prepare for Christmas

How To Prepare for Christmas

I know of an elderly widow who decided it was too much trouble to get all of her kids and grandkids Christmas presents, so she decided to send them a check inside of a card. A few days after she mailed all the cards, she discovered she forgot to include the checks in...
The E Word

The E Word

What comes to mind when you think of evangelism? Does it evoke memories of a billboard that reads, “The End Is Near – REPENT”? Does it make you think of a finger-pointing, stern-faced preacher who seems to be saying, “God is going to get you!” For some of us it...
Blessed Are the Meek

Blessed Are the Meek

What do all of these events have in common? Barry Manilow’s record “Mandy” goes gold. Haldeman, Ehrlichman, and Mitchell are all convicted of crimes in the Watergate scandal. Superbowl IX took place as the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Minnesota...
Baggage

Baggage

I’ve done a lot of traveling over the past few years, speaking at men’s conferences around the country. At last count, there have been nearly 40 trips from New York to San Francisco; from Florida to Seattle; and many in flyover country. The typical scenario for those...