Freedom Through the Reformation

This week we celebrate the 499th anniversary of the start of the Reformation.  On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed a document on the “bulletin board” of the day– the door of the church in Wittenberg, Germany– that listed 95 statements that would serve as “bullet points” for debate on...

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Does God Come First?

So many things in our lives demand our attention.  Whether it’s the children in the family and their schedules, the demands of our jobs, or even the things we want and need to do in retirement– so many things can take our attention.  That isn’t a problem– unless it ends...

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Wrestle with God? Really?!?

Have you ever had to face or witness an unfair fight?   You know– Superman versus the street thug, or Captain America fighting the hapless Nazi in hand-to-hand combat.  It’s just not a fair fight, right?  We think that wrestling with God is the same kind of thing– but it’s...

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How Can We Handle All This?

Crazy politics.  Civil unrest and violence. Terrorist attacks.  Hurricanes!  How can we handle all this?  With God’s help, that’s how!  With so much to deal with in life, whether we experience it ourselves or from afar, it can become overwhelming.  But not when we put our trust in God to...

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