December 1, 2016

Several years ago, I wrote a prayer for Thornapple Covenant Church to use during Advent. It is based on the meditation exercise called “palms down, palms up” in Richard...

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November 23, 2016
Not long ago I was speaking at an evangelical Christian college in the Midwest. After my presentation, a young woman, a leader of the praise band in... Read More
November 16, 2016
I remember the first time I used my great aunt’s recipe for ginger snap cookies. I was meticulously following her handwritten notes, certain... Read More
November 10, 2016
Do you long to see teens and young adults more solidly connected to your church? Are you a preacher or do you belong to a church that has a preacher... Read More
November 8, 2016
Two wonderful sisters attend our church. One came first. She loved the music and the people. And, as a professional percussionist, found great... Read More
October 13, 2016
Q. What do you understand by the providence of God? A. The almighty and ever present power of God by which God upholds, as with his hand,... Read More
October 10, 2016
It has perhaps become THE criticism of modern worship songs: replace all references to God with the name of your boyfriend (or girlfriend), and you... Read More