Making a Grand Exit: Biblical answers to Our Fear of Dying is live on Amazon. (Pun fully intended.) An e-book, it is downloadable to Kindles, smart phones and other devices. Here is a quick peek at what's inside: Click here if you would like to order this e-book. "Given that the hope of heaven is… Continue reading A peek at my new book
“We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.” Desmond Tutu, South African cleric Are you afraid to die? If you are, you are not alone. Even many Christians, whose very faith core is the hope of heaven, face such feelings. Please… Continue reading Get free from fear of death
“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” Corrie ten Boom, Dutch-born Nazi resistance I thought I knew what I was doing. I did not. We were having a girls day out, hitting a coffee shop and some antique stores in a downtown historic district. After circling the area several times, I… Continue reading Misplaced trust
“If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.” C.S. Lewis, British author It wasn't a game of stump the teacher. The kid -- eight years old and messy haired -- looked at me in all sincerity and… Continue reading Why does God matter?
“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” Erma Bombeck, American humorist The era that set all that Thanksgiving should be in my mind was actually rather brief. It began the year my immediate family returned to our Chicago-area home base and… Continue reading The ever-changing table