I have begun to think about Resurrection Sunday. Most call it Easter, but I prefer Resurrection Sunday. That name, Resurrection Sunday, better captures what we celebrate every year. The death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ made it possible for man to be reconciled to God. The cross of Jesus Christ is the single-most
Our church conference held a national gathering in Massachusetts last summer, and we used this as an opportunity for a family trip. A friend knew we were travelling through Chicago and recommended we visit the Art Institute. I am so glad we did. At one point, I was standing only a few feet from
An old saying goes, “If you don’t like the weather in North Dakota, then just wait a few minutes.” This saying seems to extend far beyond ND weather. In his book, In Search of Balance, Dr. Richard Swenson wrote the past 250 years has witnessed more change than all the previous millennia combined. World
I have heard people refer to a football offense as potent when it cannot be stopped. A potent offense has the power and ability to move up and down the field with relative ease. Potent means having great power, influence or effect. Our triune God is the epitome of potent, and His potency extends
“I am only doing this because I love you so much.” This is what I say when my wife or children ask me to do something I don’t particularly enjoy. It is my way of gently protesting an inconvenient task which I am happy to do for someone I love. Jesus understands inconvenient love.
Today we continue our quest to know God better by considering His omnipresence. Our God is omnipresent, or present everywhere. If one long and fancy word was not enough, let us add that God is ubiquitous, or equally everywhere. It is not as if His hands were in one place and His feet in