Culture


Being thankful in dark days

That is easy to do most of the time. We are thankful for the roof over our heads (unless we do not have one). We are thankful for our jobs (unless…





Are you a critic or a creator?

“Do not plot harm against your neighbor, who lives trustfully near you. Do not accuse anyone for no reason – when they have done you no harm” (Proverbs 3:29-30 NIV)….


Why we pray

I made some remarks recently in a sermon that I had not planned to make. But once I spoke the words, I immediately knew they were…


Digging deep, down to the soul

On May 1, 1999, a sunny spring afternoon, my wife and I got married. At the end of my vows, I said something like this: “No matter what happens to us,…



Guard your heart

When I was a kid, “What’s Love Got to Do with It?” was the title to a popular song by Tina Turner, the legendary performer…


Is tolerance enough?

I am all about tolerance … sometimes. I tolerate traffic because it is necessary in a society with individual car ownership. I dislike the security…



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