A tribute to my professor, Dallas Willard

Dallas Willard died today. However, the step he took from this life to the next was very short. He believed and taught that the Kingdom of God is at hand. It is near and accessible for anyone and everyone who wants to take hold of it. His life was a deliberate...

Remember to thank the Sunday School teachers

My wife, Nancy, teaches innovative methods to children’s educators. She is traveling to SE Asia this week to lead several national level teacher-training events. She also teaches a class of elementary age boys at our church here in Spokane. Her influence as an...

An Election Day Perspective

Tomorrow is election day in the United States. I confess, I am suffering from campaign fatigue. I will be glad when we know the results and can move on. Don’t get me wrong, I care who wins. Nancy and I cast our ballots two weeks ago before she left for SE Asia....

Looking forward

Last week I received a missionary prayer letter from some very good friends of mine. They shared the following biblical encouragement that is excellently timed in light of events going on in today’s world. I hope you will be challenged, as I am, by their words....

9/21 World Peace Day

Today, September 21, is designated the¬†International Day of Peace by the United Nations. The UN is calling for “a total cessation of hostilities around the globe.” I share this vision. Doesn’t every responsible person dream of a day of no war...