If today’s church does not recapture the sacrificial spirit of the early church, it will lose its authenticity, forfeit the loyalty of millions, and be dismissed as an irrelevant social club with no meaning for the twentieth century. –The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Today, April 16, 2013, marks the 50th anniversary of the publicationContinue reading “PERFECT LOVE DRIVES OUT FEAR”


And God said to Moses: I’ve seen the awful suffering Of my people down in Egypt. I’ve watched their hard oppressors, Their overseers and drivers; The groans of my people have filled my ears And I can’t stand it no longer; So I’m come down to deliver them Out of the land of Egypt, AndContinue reading “WATCH NIGHT”

Reflections on Chardon

By the time a child reaches the age of 18, he or she will witness 200,000 acts of violence, including 40,000 murders.  That is the cumulative result of watching an average 25 hours of television a week.  Is it any wonder then, that aggressive and violent behavior is a more characteristic trait in today’s teens?Continue reading “Reflections on Chardon”