“Now Thank We All Our God”

  The Greatest Thanksgiving Hymn in History Nothing helps us with our attitudes and emotions more than cultivating a habit of being thankful, continually, in all situations. A good hymn can help with that. I urge you to look up a video recording of “Now Thank We All Our God” and come to know it […]

The Greatest Hymn You’ve Never Heard

  Te Deum Landamus: “Holy God, We Praise Thy Name” What’s the greatest hymn in Christian history? What’s at the top of your personal list? Some of my favorites are: Rejoice, the Lord is King All Creatures of our God and King Of the Father’s Love Begotten And Can It Be Great is Thy Faithfulness […]

Roan Mountain Days

  High atop Roan Mountain on the Tennessee-North Carolina border are the largest natural rhododendron gardens in the world. Each year since 1947, the village of Roan Mountain has thrown a party to celebrate the beauty. I remember attending as a boy, and my dad was very involved for a long time. In recent years […]

Sign with Thoreau quote

Finding a Personal Mission in Life

A Study into the life of a biblical character named Epaphras Introduction: Annie Davies wrote a recent article in Women’s Health Magazine, entitled: “I Was Living An Awesome Life—But I Had No Purpose.” She said: “If you had asked me to describe my life 5 years ago, I would have cited a trifecta like ‘driven, […]