Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?” – John 11:25-26 A couple of days ago I posted a few thoughts in response to the death of my … Continue Reading when death helps explain life
It’s not that truth is “more” than facts, or that truth is something that needs the support of fact as one of its building blocks; truth is substantially different. And by substantial I mean the composite substance, or the stuff that truth is made of.
God has set eternity in the human heart…
Friday morning Rebekah and I drove over to Chapel Hill to attend a funeral service for the mother of a church friend. The mass was held in the beautifully designed sanctuary at the Catholic Community of St. Thomas More. The front of the church featured a huge bank of tall windows, … Continue Reading listening at funerals
If you missed this afternoon’s “Celebration of Life” memorial service for our great friend Roy Crenshaw, then you missed an opportunity not only to pay tribute to an extraordinary human being, but to learn something vitally important about what it means to walk with God. I’ve already written a detailed … Continue Reading Homecoming of a Saint
Yesterday afternoon a huge crowd of people completely filled up the sanctuary at the Church of the Trinity in Sarasota for my brother Geoff’s memorial service. It was a beautiful day, clear, bright and breezy, with a spirit of celebration animating the proceedings. This was an affirmation of life, and faith, … Continue Reading Eulogy, and the simple witness of good people living faith out loud