The Beauty and the Barbecue
May 31, 2013
She was 18 years old, and had graduated from high school just three weeks ago. We stopped for a dinner of barbecue brisket, at Dinks in the Oklahoma town of Bartlesville. This town used to be one of the richest towns in the USA (oil money from the Bartlesville sandstone discovered in the early 1900’s). … More “The Beauty and the Barbecue”
Captivity – Ten years in a house of horror!
May 9, 2013
The separate abduction in Cleveland of three young women, aged 14, 16, and 20, who were held captive for almost ten years, has shocked us to the core. First of all, how were they abducted? Furthermore, how were they kept in this one house without being detected by other homeowners along the street? In addition, … More “Captivity – Ten years in a house of horror!”
Jesus on persevering
May 3, 2013
This is as clear as a desert evening in Albuquerque: “Jesus told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not to faint, lose heart and give up” (verse 1).
Some Truths about Grace: Do you feel accepted and loved and forgiven?
April 27, 2013
Do you know which well-known Christian wrote these words: • “If Jesus appeared at your dining table tonight with knowledge of everything you are and are not. You would feel his acceptance and forgiveness. Unreservedly accepted, approved, and infinitely loved”. • “The living presence of Jesus awakened joy and set people free”. • “He freed … More “Some Truths about Grace: Do you feel accepted and loved and forgiven?”