By Calvin Miller. Gifts are more blessed to give than to get, says the cliche’. But gifts are seldom given so freely that they don’t result in some bondage.
By James L. Sauer. Tradition is very human. Tradition transmits and preserves what is good in our past as well as what is bad. In itself, tradition is amoral; it is just human nature linking us with our history. As we lose our traditions we often destroy our sense of identity.
By Wally Grafals. It was obvious that the actions that were easy to take came without much effort. But once such actions required giving more of oneself, the human spirit was reluctant.
By Sharon Kraemer. Most of us probably think of deaf people as simply handi
By Bob Sweet. In our zeal to simplify and reduce things to easily remembered formulas, diagrams, acro
By Thomas A. Whiteman. For those of us who are parents, our greatest responsibility in life is to raise our children! An important ingredient in that formula is a proper view of self – to have a good self-image. When people don’t like themselves, they will have a distorted image of God and will have great difficulty loving other people.
The Bible makes clear that obedience has to do with relationships. Love God. Love my neighbor. And how do I show that love? By obeying what God has said.
By Russ Korth. The proof and value of discipleship is in the reproducing done by those you disciple.
By Allen Curry. Even though the Sunday sermons occupy the center of the pastor’s educational work, there are many other educational functions that fall to the pastor/teacher. He is always concerned with shaping and forming the people of God into the living, functioning body the Bible portrays.
By Bob Sweet. Our percep