By Frank Barker. How seriously should we take prayer requests? If Jesus made a prayer request of you as he did of the three, would you take it seriously? Jesus said, “Inasmuch as you did it unto one of the least of these rny brethren, you did it unto me.”
By Kathryn Farris. They have dared to step out of the cultural mold to reach neighbors, friends and acquaintances with the message of salvation.
By Kent Johnson. The air around the Women’s Health Clinic was filled with excitement, as pro-life demonstrators prepared for a major battle in the war of wordsand wills surrounding the abortion issue. Across the street at a small park a large group of pro-choice demonstrators had assembled for a counterdemon
By Frederick T. Marsh. These voices argued that abortion would solve a lot of societal problems. Many were swayed to that way of thinking-perhaps the problem population of society could be reduced by abortion and the rest of us would be better off. Abortion has not solved problems. What can we do collectively as the Lord’s people?
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.