Tag: prayer

Learning From Barry

  For nearly four decades, I’ve often been in the role of comforter—caring for those going through the death of a loved one.  As a pastor, I’ve been with hundreds of families before, during or after saying goodbye to a family member. But I learned something from Barry a few weeks ago that will help […]

Easter: What Difference Does it Make?

  This week, all around the world, billions of people are celebrating Easter. It is the most celebrated event in history. We date our calendar by it. Every time you write a date, what is the reference point? The life and resurrection of Jesus Christ. All of history is divided into A.D. and B.C. by […]

If My People

  This week, the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall was celebrated across Germany and beyond. Construction of the Berlin Wall, which cut the city in two, began August 1961 to stop the fleeing of nearly 1000 people a day from Communist-controlled East Germany to the democracy of West Germany. Earlier this […]

Pray; Don’t Pout

  Things don’t always turn out as we plan. Health, finances, relationships, careers and our kids don’t always follow the script we’ve written for them. We always have choices. We can complain to anyone who will listen. We can point fingers of blame toward everyone around us. We can get angry at God. We can […]