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Everyone Needs a Desk

  As the prophet Elisha traveled about Israel, he occasionally visited the town of Shunem, which may have been in the general region of Nazareth. A well-to-do woman was there, who always prepared a meal for him. One day she said to her husband, “I know that this man who often comes our way is […]

The Incredible Ira Sankey

   A few  years ago, some folks in Florida gave me an 1894 edition of Ira Sankey’s hymnal, and this particular book is personally autographed by Sankey to his wife. I treasure the book because I’m a huge fan of Sankey, an extraordinary 1800s musical evangelist who forever changed Christian hymnody. If we don’t know […]

Getting Your Life Back on Track

  Use The Jonah Model Introduction: As society falls apart, our culture feels like a train flying off the rails. Sometimes that’s true for us as individuals. People say things like: We’re trying to get our marriage back on track.  He’s going into rehab to get back on track. We’ve got to get our finances on […]

Happy 500th Birthday to the Reformation

  Several years ago in Germany, I devoted some enriching days to the little town of Wittenberg, south of Berlin, the town of Martin Luther. I’d like to go back one day, but the cheapest tours are the ones we do from our armchairs. In this blog, let’s review the timeline and some bullet points […]