By now most of you have realized the worst part about wearing a face mask; you can smell how bad your own breath is! Most of the time, we aren’t aware of our halitosis. We have no idea what other people go through when leaning into speak with us. Now we are in the unique … [Read more…]
There’s a fair deal of controversy in many parts of the world over whether or not people should be wearing some kind of face mask to help control the spread of COVID 19. It has become a particular issue in many churches. I confess that I don’t understand all the hype. After all, Christians have … [Read more…]
In the last three months our lives have changed in some significant ways. Perhaps some of the changes need to be permanent.
About this time every May, when I was growing up, we would start planting our family garden. We lived out in the country and so the garden was a large one. My father would get the soil ready by running the rototiller over it a few times and breaking up the land. When the time … [Read more…]
Earlier this month, Paul Willis, a hog farmer in Iowa, received a post card from his sister, Annie. She mailed it 33 years ago while visiting the Grand Canyon. That’s why they call it ‘snail mail’.
Being locked-up or quarantined seems so unusual, but it has happened to others.
We are in a season – a time – we don’t understand. It will be many more days, perhaps months or years, before we come to understand the purpose of this season we are in.
In our current COVID-19-shaped life, many of us are starting to feel like we are hitting the wall.
During the Passover meal that Jesus celebrated with his disciples, he served them by washing their feet.
How do we prepare or plan for the next few weeks or months?