Mar
26
2013

Easter is celebrated around the world this week as Christians’ most important remembrance. Christmas is important and celebrated with great energy each year also. But Easter and Christmas differ in that Christmas is much less threatening than Easter. Christmas with the baby in the manger, the angels and the wise men, to say nothing of […]

Mar
25
2013

One of my favorite sermon illustrations goes like this: Once upon a time the animals decided they should do something meaningful to meet the challenges of the new world. They developed an activity curriculum of climbing, swimming, running and flying. To make the administration easier all the animals took all the subjects. The duck was […]

Mar
18
2013

One of my great friends is a music evangelist. He was raised an Army brat and a city boy and so when he started traveling and singing in different locations he began receiving a well rounded education. He has sung in some very large venues around the world and with a number of well known […]

Mar
11
2013

Ministering in a small country church can be fun, challenging and certainly very interesting. I know you can say that about any church ministry, but the small church has some nuances that are unique and that do not avail themselves to my brothers in larger churches. Brother Wilbur (not his real name) is an elderly, […]

Mar
4
2013

[http://www.written4u.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Peru.png] My cousin retired form the mission field after 40 years of ministry in Peru. Just before his passing I was blessed to sit with him and pick his brain about his experiences on the mission field; and he had plenty of them. One story that I remember best began just after his arrival in […]