Mike is a good guide and a fine companion for an adventure. He had been on North Manitou Island before and knew his way around. He once canoed from South Manitou to North Manitou Island in choppy waters. This was a distance of seven miles through a graveyard of ships and he lived to tell […]
Archives for April 2004
I spoke at Five Points Community Church of Auburn Hills, Michigan this past Sunday. You can listen the sermon I preached, Jesus Is Worthy, from their website. Windows Media MP3 Download
One evening I was reading on the porch enjoying the cool of the evening. The sun set and the light faded. I put my book away and enjoyed the cool evening and the lights blinking on in the darkening night. The moon rose into the eastern sky. It looked big as it always does when […]
If you are interested in weight management you should consider the historic Christian discipline of fasting for reasons different than you probably think. Fasting should not be seen as a weight-loss method. Fasting is focusing our attention and affection on God. Fasting is delighting in God over food.
Sometimes zeal can get you into trouble. I once organized a project to replace the roof on the home of our beloved visitation pastor, Clyde Afman. I knew the skilled men would need to be there to build the new roof. I recruited young men and older boys to do the work of tearing off […]