After the rain is gone

After the rain is gone

Julie was only singing what we already know intuitively: ‘Just a spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down . . . in the most delightful way!’ That is why dentists offer kids toys at the end of a visit, doctors offer candy, parents promise trips to that Ronald...
Let’s be going

Let’s be going

“One way to put the Gospel in a nutshell is this: you are more wicked than you ever dared believe and yet, you are more loved and accepted in Jesus Christ than you ever dared hope.” Pastor/Author Tim Keller, 1950-2023 Shortly before his homegoing last Friday morning,...
Please take a seat

Please take a seat

N.B. Knowing that friends in Europe will be reading, and being confounded by parts of this note, highlights for me our American behavior, truly (amusingly?) unique in all the world. Several years ago, the first Krispy Kreme donut shop opened in Minneapolis, Minnesota....
When you put it like that …

When you put it like that …

Thinking for a moment, can you remember a season in your life when you were stressed: with a set of demands exceeding what you considered to be your limits; or maybe overwhelming financial challenges whether of your making or imposed on you; a long, drawn-out personal...