The difference between churchianity and Christianity

The difference between churchianity and Christianity

The auto-correct on my computer doesn’t like this title because “churchianity” isn’t a real word.  It is, however, a real thing we need to consider.  The difference between churchianity and Christianity relates to our worship. What is churchianity? There are...
Every good person needs God

Every good person needs God

We spent ten beautiful days in Vermont, watching the trees turn the colorful shades of fall. We hiked along streams and through the dense woods, amazed at the sheer beauty of God’s creation. I had never been to Vermont before, and the natural beauty didn’t disappoint....
The thing that spooks me

The thing that spooks me

I’m not a huge fan of Halloween. In fact, I’m usually glad when October passes and we begin to look forward to Thanksgiving and Christmas—my favorite holidays.  There is one thing that really does spook me about Halloween: the fact that it seems to roll around a...
Taking time isn’t wasting time

Taking time isn’t wasting time

Ilove the quiet.  Sometimes the noise levels in our culture seem extreme.  As I pass by other people on my morning walk, I so often see them using ear pods and cell phones for company, education, or entertainment. There is a lot of information available...
Our time is in God’s hand

Our time is in God’s hand

Jim and I lost a good friend, and a good friend of our ministry, this weekend. It wasn’t unexpected except for the fact we never want to expect death will happen to someone we love. We know this friend is in heaven, but he left his sweet family behind. There were a...
Twenty years of change

Twenty years of change

How can it be true? Twenty years ago, I was having my second cup of coffee after having dropped my boys off at school when the taped hour of Good Morning America went live. Charlie Gibson and Diane Sawyer were reporting what they knew, which wasn’t much at that...