An Old-New Mission Field Many Churches Ignore

An Old-New Mission Field Many Churches Ignore

Ten thousand people in the U.S. turned 65 today – and yesterday and tomorrow. They enter the largest population of older adults that has ever existed. Consider this: In the 20th century, the years of life expectancy for white males in the U.S. grew from 47 to 70; for...
Friendship as Antidote to Loneliness – Part 3

Friendship as Antidote to Loneliness – Part 3

No sane person would say, “I do not want any friends,” but plenty of people who say they have lots of friends have none. I know; I was such a one. You may have many acquaintances and tons of family members, neighbors, co-workers, fellow church members (or if you’re a...
The Tracks We Leave Behind

The Tracks We Leave Behind

When our subdivision was annexed by the city a couple of years ago, all the old streets were dug up to lay new water and sewer lines. It was a mess for many moons, but they finished it up neatly with beautiful new pavement that was smooth, unblemished and pothole...
The Bible Doesn’t Tell Me So

The Bible Doesn’t Tell Me So

An email from someone I had never met arrived in my inbox in February 2019. We’ll call her Jenny. She had heard me speaking on a series of podcasts produced by the Bible Society, talking about some of the stories of sexually violent men in the Old Testament. As a...