Years ago Lois went to visit her mother for a week. She took the younger children with her and I kept Kyle with me. Kyle was about seven or eight. Chuk would have been about four. We were living in Ohio. I drove Lois and the little ones to Michigan and then Kyle and I […]
We spent the weekend in the north again preaching between the fires in the West Side Chapel on Camp Barakel. (www.campbarakel.org) How I thank God for that place and the people who serve there. It is one of the sweetest places on earth to me. I preached on four Psalms. Friday night I preached on […]
Almost twenty-five years ago I was waiting on customers at Black’s Furniture in Xenia, Ohio. A woman came in with a zip-lock bag and handed it to me. “Try these,” she said. I did.
I might as well make my letter to my mother today an open letter. The Scriptures command me to honor my mother. The closer I get to my dear Lord and the longer I walk with Him, the more I see that the commands of Christ are so sweet. What precious commands he gives to […]
My wife Lois grew up in Wolfe County Kentucky in the little village of Campton where she was born. Campton likes to call itself, “The Friendliest Little Town in the Mountains.” It’s more than a slogan. People really are friendly down there. It is situated in a beautiful part of the Bluegrass State. It’s nicely […]
This evening Chuk and I are going to take in the Bravehearts meeting at Five Points Community Church in Auburn Hills. Well over a hundred guys jam a room of the church to hear their Pastor, Dan Cummings do theology. Our souls were made to contemplate deep thoughts of God. It does us good like […]
When my son worked at IBLP (Institute in Basic Life Principles) Headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois, he shared a house with three or four other young men. One day in the spring he noticed an unpleasant odor in his car. At first it was a mild inconvenience but after a while it became a significant […]