Jesus, the Prodigal Son, Tony Campolo, and Ben Hogan

One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love …

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Is it ever an ordinary day? #SundayMorning

After all the excitement of Summer it's kind of nice to experience an ordinary weekend. You know, the kind that involves men's Bible-study Saturday morning, work in the garden for a few hours, a quiet evening at home, then Sunday morning church back to the regular schedule. But even "ordinary" turns out to be pretty …

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Christmas love from our family to yours

The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told. - Luke 2:20 It is a wonderful Christmas Day! Rebekah and I wish for all of you a very merry and blessed Christmas. Or, like my granddaughter Beks epitomizes, Very Merry, Very …

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The new future for this blog (I’m kind of a crying stone)

My bottom line here has not changed from when I first started. I want to communicate, clearly, a sense of the adventure that my life has become in response to following Jesus. And in so doing I want to encourage those of you who are reading to accept God's invitation too.