Yesterday I stumbled on a treasure. I found Don Denyes new book on the life of Howard Sugden at the Baker Bookstore in Grand Rapids. Sugden was a Michigan pastor and a popular, spirited conferance speaker. I heard him speak myself once in his later years. He preached with obvious skill and passion. The author […]
I have a friend. He is a thoughtful man who has considered spiritual things. His background is with a church that teaches salvation comes from faith and works together. He says he can’t imagine that salvation is free, that there is not something that we have to do to earn it. The Bible, specifically in […]
Camp Barakel now has a web site! This is a big day! Check it out.
Some of my very best ideas come to me while I am preaching. I first noticed this twenty-nine years ago in the pulpit of Pleasant Ridge Bible Church near Ft. Recovery, Ohio. The other night I was preaching in a little town in Illinois and a great idea popped into my head. I asked those […]
Sacred Stories and Srong Families: A Dad’s Delightful Duty. I just fininshed a new book. I am looking for some help and exploring publishing options now. Here is a little information on the book. –ONE delightful command God has given to every father –SEVEN things that happen when fathers obey that command –FOUR specific ways […]
When I was about fourteen we took a family vacation through the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. When you drive through the Smokies there are winding roads all through the mountains. It is, in places, beautiful beyond description. I mean to return someday and share the beauty with my family. Along the way there are […]
This is my little brother Nate and his son Levi. Click here to hear Levi’s Song I think he has a bright future.