Reforming

Before I bought it, a “new” car I used to own was in a bad accident. The story goes like this. One day a young couple near Chicago ordered a new vehicle. They went to the dealership to take possession of it on a wintry November morning. As they signed their names to the paperwork,…

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Hand Washing

We stopped at a fast-food restaurant for a quick bite between shopping excursions. The preparation area was open to the serving counter, and with a rush of patrons we stood watching workers create burritos and tacos. One teen on staff was obviously struggling with a cold or perhaps even a more severe virus. He walked…

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Spiritual Leaders Share Blessings

This weekend was the 50th anniversary celebration of Faith Church (Dyer, IN). Marlene and I attended the Legacy Dinner on Saturday night and the first of two morning worship services. We had been there for Faith Church’s 10th anniversary celebration in 1974. At that time, I was the first full-time staff person at Faith, serving as Director…

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What Good Are You?

If you should meet someone whom you have not seen for twenty years, what will that person remember aboutyou? Peter’s remembrance of Jesus is summed up in the phrase, “…he went about doing good…” (Acts 10:38).   The following thoughts are from one of Spurgeon’s Evening Devotionals based on that verse as Peter talked with…

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