A Beautiful Evening

Dear Friends, I just had to write to you. Today was a perfect spring day here in Westerville. I hope it was where you are. The sun is out, the sky is blue, there is no wind, the temperature is in the 60s. I just drove to the store and that’s what made me write...

Dear Friends

A lot of people go to cemeteries in Holy Week. If you go, you might see people brushing off tombstones, picking up sticks, pulling a weed that survived the winter.You might see them lingering near a particular grave. Easter is coming and we want the graves of our...

Please Come Home

Did you hear the story about the father and his teen-aged son? They live in Mexico City. They had a terrible argument and the son, Paco, shouted curses at his father, stormed out of the house and didn’t return. Days turned into agonizing weeks, weeks turned into...

Be Fascinated

Christianity spreads best not through force but through fascination. Over the past many decades Christianity, at least here in the United States, has become less and less fascinating to people. A study showed that the top three perceptions of Christians in the U. S....

Sunday Rest

A friend of mine mentioned a church called Passion City Church. They are doing a congregation-wide Sabbath rest: encouraging people to take time away from work and spend it with God. That is so beautiful. But in conjunction with that, they are not having Sunday...

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