The Covenant Changed Everything

The man would have remained my friend.  We would have talked and shared about the God we both serve.  We would have given reports to each other about our mission trips.  We would have remained very good friends. One year ago, it all changed.  The covenant we made with God… Continue reading

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Flowing Stone and Buried Life

I had a conversation with a person recently. I made a comment about the worldwide Genesis Flood. He laughed at the reference to my referring to its occurrence 4500 (or so) years ago. Even the concept of a 6000-year-old earth got a reply of “ridiculous.” So, here we are looking… Continue reading

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The Dilemma of the Distant Heart

The motions were perfect. The little eyes were on the judges. The hands were perfect. The tiny little troup had practiced and practiced. Little darling faces and costumes were icing on the cake.   Another older group was just as noticeable in their performance. Outstretched arms and hands were at… Continue reading

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Who is God and Who am I?

One of the questions that children ask is, “Who is God?” Almost every answer leads to a second question, “Who made God?” The answer has to be good enough for this little boy in Cambodia, my friends in the Philippines, or a person on a street in any city. Why?… Continue reading

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The Hole That Cannot Be Filled

The last year of college was meant to be easy. A lighter load was planned with a schedule that permitted many trips to the Blue Ridge. I was nearly done with aerospace engineering. Most of the hard things were past and the nearby mountains beckoned. A year in a commune… Continue reading

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