Israel & Istanbul – May/June 2015

If you’ve ever wanted to look out over the landscapes of the Patriarchs, of David and Solomon, and of Jesus and His disciples, now is your chance. I am planning to lead a tour of Israel and Istanbul May 27 – June 6, 2015. The trip departs from New York and flies to Tel Aviv […]

Coming in October: 12 Stories of Christmas

A couple of days ago I received an early Christmas present — an advance copy of 12 Stories of Christmas, my newest book, set for release in October. For the past twelve years, I’ve been writing a short story for the Christmas Eve services at The Donelson Fellowship. All twelve of these (including my story for this […]

The President Drops By

We had an exciting day today on our street. The President of the United States visited the school next door to honor the turnaround at McGavock High School, accomplished under the leadership of a great Christian educator, Dr. Robbin Wall, a TDF Member and the Executive Principal of McGavock. We opened our church and grounds […]

“People Are Losing Their Memory of These Things”

This week I read an article in the British newspaper, The Telegraph, by the paper’s religious affairs editor, John Bingham. The Anglican Church is currently introducing a program that’s likened to Sunday School for adults, designed to teach people the most basic texts of the Bible—the Lord’s Prayer, the Ten Commandments, and the Beatitudes. The […]