This is one of the most beloved hymns of the church.  Probably more people have moved forward to accept Jesus while singing this song than any others. The words were written by Charolotte Elliott, who was a semi-invalid which caused her great depression.   The story goes that while she was visiting friends in West End of London, […]


RECONCILIATION was the Sunday School lesson for August 24, 2014 which I taught at First Christian Church.  The Lookout, published by Standard for that lesson, had a wonderful illustration written by Betty Gray.  Betty and I are dear friends. Betty tells of the time when she visited St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin.  She wanted to see “The Door of Reconcilation.” […]


On a ninety foot hill, called Kill Devil Hills, outside of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina stands a 60 foot high monument to the memory of Orville and Wilbur Wright.  These two obscure bachelors, sons of a preacher, accomplished through their invention what many think changed our world forever.  It is the birthplace of aviation, conquest of […]