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Thanksgiving: Mirror Unto the Soul

Thanksgiving: Mirror Unto The Soul of a Nation
“A nation divided cannot stand,” said Abraham Lincoln, paraphrasing Scripture. But with a bit of luck, some ordinary patience and understanding, and a touch of grace, it can. Here’s how.

Prayers For Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving Prayers

Thanksgiving is not about turkey.  While families will certainly gather for meals of many types in an increasingly diverse USA, this holiday is primarily about giving thanks to God, not only for the blessings of life, but for life itself.  Here is a list of the most popular prayers of and for Thanksgiving.


Thanksgiving Cook Books

When considering how to celebrate the holiday, in addition to the prayers and thoughts suggested earlier, you may also appreciate some help in preparing the food!  We’d be remiss in not suggesting some resources to help you prepare a delicious Thanksgiving meal.


Picking Up Where Luther Let Us Down

Picking Up Where Luther Let Us Down
This year, Christians around the world are celebrating the events that unfolded in 16th Century Europe, now known as the Reformation. Martin Luther is its central protagonist. His example offers some hard lessons for 21st century rulers and reformers in both church and state.


Top Ten Verses of the Bible

Given sufficient time to study just ten passages from the Bible, these are the passages I would select. Among these are some of the most memorable and most popular, but mere popularity is not the main reason for selecting these. Here, then, is my “best of the Bible” list, and why I selected each passage. Here follows the list in chronological order. Read more …


Prayers for a Birthday

Prayers for a friend or loved one, for a child, and for yourself on a birthday.  See them here.


Halloween: Holiday in Need of Renovation

Halloween: Holiday in Need of Renovation
Given its pagan roots, some think it evil. We disagree and examine its deeper meaning, religious roots, and contemporary significance, including practical ideas on how to celebrate it today.
Renovating Halloween

Halloween: A Pagan Perspective
One reader reacted strongly to my halloween piece. Since her retort was so well written and so thoughtful, I’ve included her entire rebuttal here.


Bible Atlas

Bible Atlas
A complete atlas to the Bible featuring high quality maps covering all the place names one is likely to encounter in reading the text. This is an essential tool for anyone wanting to follow, and make sense of the scriptures of the Hewbrew Bible as well as the New Testament.  Bible Atlas


How Can I Help Victims of Natural Disaster Like Maria?

Here is a list of trusted and highly rated disaster relief agencies. Their websites give specific instructions on how you can help.

 


God and the Hurricanes

God and the Hurricanes
Does God control the path of hurricanes as they threaten the coast of the US each fall? As one tracks a major storm like Irma, and anticipates a possible landfall on the US coast, the question arises with greater intensity. So how about it?

Then, having seen the damage of such storms, including Harvey, the only question remaining is … how can I help?

Check out these respected relief agencies where you can contribute now!