On Being Stable

On Being Stable

God has established two institutions to help us all live healthy and strong lives—the family and the church. Since human beings make up our families and our churches, there are glaring flaws in both. Even so, those who mature wisely draw great mental, physical, and...
Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Whatever happens, my dear brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord. This is what the Apostle Paul wrote to the church in Philippi in Philippians 3:1 as he was preparing to explain the value of our relationship with Christ. I particularly like his exhortation because...
We Are Easter People

We Are Easter People

  In 2006, while suffering the humiliation and consequences of my own sinfulness, I received an email from a Los Angeles Times reporter, whom I’d never met, with this message: “Remember, we are Easter People!” Easter is the day we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection from...