How and why do we seek God’s face?

How and why do we seek God’s face?

My dad often traveled for his work. My sisters and I were always excited to go to the airport and pick him up. Those were the days, before 9/11, when we could enter an airport and walk to the gate to wait.  My sisters and I would look out the airport windows and try...
What did Jesus do that Wednesday?

What did Jesus do that Wednesday?

I send this blog out on Wednesday morning. We celebrated Palm Sunday, tomorrow is Maundy Thursday, which leads to Good Friday and the joy of Easter Sunday worship. But Scripture is almost quiet about the Wednesday of Passion week. What did Jesus do that Wednesday?...
The Painted Churches of Texas

The Painted Churches of Texas

Jim and I spent last week driving through small towns in Texas that I had never heard of. The wildflowers were beautiful, the cows were numerous, and the temperature was more like July than May. I had always wanted to visit the Painted Churches of Texas.  German and...
Faith doesn’t always fix it, but it has an effect

Faith doesn’t always fix it, but it has an effect

What was your first thought when you learned about the death of Naomi Judd?  I really appreciated the family’s honest but private announcement. Everyone deserves that protection, even though the public will likely not honor it very much. I was saddened because Naomi...
At the perfect time, Jesus will return

At the perfect time, Jesus will return

We drove past an old cemetery in Mineral Wells, Texas, that was marked with a historic seal. That seal means some of the headstones probably date back to the Civil War or earlier. I’m fascinated by the history and all the stories represented by the headstones. In many...
The politics of Easter and two people

The politics of Easter and two people

Let the culture debate the political correctness of Easter. As Christians, we will faithfully rejoice in the miracle of Christ’s resurrection. Politics have always surrounded the events of Easter, especially the first one.  The religious leaders of the day held an...
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