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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
September 28, 2016
I can’t wait until November. I’m American, and if you haven’t heard, we are preparing for a general presidential election. During a... Read More
September 14, 2016
The Importance of Preparation We would see Mr. Tony out on his front porch early on those summer holiday mornings scraping the grates on his large... Read More
September 6, 2016
My husband and I moved to North New Jersey in January of 2012 — exactly 10 years and 4 months after the tragic events of 9/11. While 9/11... Read More
August 26, 2016
People get ready There's a train a-coming You don't need no baggage You just get on board All you need is faith To hear the diesels... Read More
August 18, 2016
The 30-something pastor sat across from me in our local Thai restaurant, and was clearly too excited to eat. “When we worshiped yesterday,... Read More
August 11, 2016
Early this season I returned to Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, to attend my Ph.D. commencement ceremony and to be duly “... Read More
August 2, 2016
It was the first time I’ve ever sat down for this piece. I had all intention to stand up tall and conduct with precision and as much strength... Read More