“Is God a man or a woman?” my nephew asked. He was only three. He was looking for categories. We need categories. God made us that way. We don’t just need order. We crave order. However. God is not a man God is not a woman. But, He became a man. That was born of … Read more
Many people want to change the world. But, few do. That’s probably a good thing. Parents, whether they intend to or not, impact their children in all sorts of ways, and in ways they could never foresee or expect. I know a mother that starting reading to her daughter before she was a year old. … Read more
Jesus loves me, this I know For the Bible tells me so. A lyric of a children’s song. A lyric that Karl Barth said summarized his whole life’s work in theology. Jesus loves me… How do we know? Reason? Answered prayers? Unanswered prayers? Church traditions? Jesus loves me, this I know For the Bible tells me so.
Macklin lay face up in the water. His 18-month-old body was gray. He wasn’t moving. He had only been out of his parents’ sight for a few minutes that Sunday morning. The pool gate was never left open. All of the four kids had spent hours in the backyard by themselves, and nothing had ever … Read more