God’s Provision

God’s Provision

Ashish [a pastor’s son in Nepal seeking scholarships], may I tell you about a spiritual adventure I had years ago.  When I was about 24 I went to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to go to seminary.  I did not know anyone in Grand Rapids . . . had never been there...
The Tale of the Sagging Socks 

The Tale of the Sagging Socks 

The Revolutionary War Tuesday, September 19, 1780 Dashing young Major John Andre was being toasted by the British commanding officer, Sir Henry Clinton in New York.  Andre was the talk of all the British officers, since he was on the verge of negotiating the...
Letter to a Dying Woman 

Letter to a Dying Woman 

Some years ago, I wrote the following to a friend who was facing impending death. Possibly you know someone who would be encouraged by this letter.   December 8, 2021 Dear Sir Patrick & Lady Deb,  You are as saintly a couple as we have ever met....
The War

The War

The news is aflame with the war in Israel.  Hamas, the terrorist organization headquartered in Gaza, attacked Israel on Saturday, October 7, killing many, taking hostages and creating general mayhem. As of today (October 16), Hamas holds 199 hostages. Have...