July 31, 2019

     I love my cell phone-- it brings such convenience and connection. I do not long for the old days of pay phones, rotary dials and long-distance charges.

     Cell phones have a dark side. Ten years of research has uncovered an unprecedented rise of anxiety and...

July 24, 2019

     On a hot Thursday afternoon last February in Rio Bravo, I found myself walking through the streets inviting people to come to church. I've never had any Spanish lessons but I was delighted to find out that I already knew the Spanish I needed that day. The two Span...

July 17, 2019

Jesus said, “Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven” (Luke 6:37)

     If I have a besetting sin it would be this: I judge people. Many people today stay away from all things Christian because...

July 7, 2019

     With Karen off on adventures with her sister in Oklahoma, I strapped 18 pounds of rucksack on my back and struck down the Potawatomi trail for two days off the grid. It was a steamy day tramping through the jungle of oak, maple and walnut that shrouds the hills of...

July 2, 2019

     The best part of my week was Sunday when one of our teens, Germane announced that he had done it. He’d read through the entire New Testament in one year. Wow, I was impressed! He is well on his way to making scripture his first language. That is a key task to form...

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