This morning we conclude our summer series called Courageous Living: Faith Lessons from Daniel. It's been a powerful series that's challenged us to live out our faith courageously before an unbelieving world, to put God first and honor him above all else.
God why? Why this? Why now? Why am I in this situation? Why couldn't it be different? Why do things like this always happen to me? Why can't my life be like so and so? Why has God allowed this to happen? I'm pretty sure that most of us have asked one of those questions at some time or another
The Bible is filled with stories that over the centuries have become so familiar that we've attached names to them, stories like Adam and Eve, Noah and the Ark, David and Goliath, Jonah and the Whale, and Daniel and the Lion's Den. Even people who haven't read the Bible have heard of Daniel and t
On July 3 our family went down to the Phillies firework's game and watched the Phillies pound the Chicago Cubs 12-2. It was a great game and a lot of fun. And at one point, in between innings, Tug McGraw and his seven year-old son, Matthew, came out on the field to a standing ovation of more th
Where is Saddam Hussein? That's the million-dollar question. In fact, according to the US government that's the $25 million dollar question. That's the amount of the reward that's been offered this week for any information leading to the capture of Saddam Hussein or the proof of his death. Wher
A few years ago a very unusual movie was released. It was unusual in the fact that it contained no violence, no sex, no foul language and a cast of actors and actresses that was virtually unknown at the time. It was a movie that I'm sure many of you have seen. And it spite of all those missing
Picture the scene. First they come and take away the children. The best and the brightest students are ripped away from their parents, their homes, their schools and taken to a far away land for "re-education." Next the artists, the musicians, and the craftsmen disappear. Not content to just plu