Be An Andrew

  He was not an eloquent preacher,  he wrote no epistles, performed no miracles, and founded no churches, so far as we know.  He had not the holy audacity of Peter, or the literary skill of Matthew, or the lofty genius of John.  He was never in the foreground or regarded as a leader. We […]

Time In Our Hands

  I want you to meet my friend, Mark Saunders.  He was an alcoholic, whom I ministered with in Bluefield, West Virginia.  He would drink anything that had the content of alcohol in it.  I was with him when they carried him to a sanatorium in Virgina to be dried out. When he came home, we talked […]

The Open Doors

  The beloved John, imprisoned on the isle of Patmos, convict island, the Alcatraz of his day. Here John spent all his time, never leaving the confines of this island.  John says very little about his imprisonment, but it could not help but have an effect upon him. Therefore, one wonders what reaction John had, […]

This Old House

  Someone has said, “Time flies when you are having fun.”  Let me tell you, that time flies whether you are having fun or not.  Days, months, years just rush by.  James tells us that “You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.”  James 4:14   My favorite statement about age […]

Escape From Loneliness

  In his play, Tennessee Williams has dealt again and again with the problem of loneliness and alienation.  He seems to speak for a whole generation of liteary prophets.  In one of his earlier plays, Williams wrote, “If loneliness is as prevalent as we are led to believe that it is–then surely the great sin […]

Iron Shoes

  Turn to the Book of Deuteronomy in the Old Testament of the Bible and read from the 33rd chapter, verses 25 through 27.  May I print it as it reads in the King James Version verse 25 “Thy shoes shall be iron and brass.”  No matter what version you read from, God here is […]

Follow Me

  Terry Hodge, minister of First Christian Church, Nacogdoches, Texas placed this article in their weekly newsletter.  Our son, Dan, is associate minister in the church there. I liked the article and what to share it with you.   “The author Ron Lee Dunn tells the story of two altar boys.  One was born in […]