Four Lessons from King Lune of Archenland

“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.” -1 Peter 2:9 (NIV) From the time my first son was born I have been a fan of C.S. Lewis’s The Chronicles […]

The Unsung Hero of Christmas

Merry Christmas! While we celebrate the incarnation of Christ Jesus, I want to ask you to consider the example of a man who was indispensable to the Christmas story — Joseph the carpenter. When we first meet Joseph in the Bible, he is defined in terms of his relationships — as the son of his […]

Pray for the Persecuted Church

This past Sunday, November 2, was the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.  This was the occasion for Christ-followers all over the world to pray for the encouragement and the freedom of those imprisoned, beaten, exiled or tortured simply for following Jesus. Our local church had the privilege this weekend of hearing from Naghmeh […]

Truett Cathy: An Inspiration and an Example

“It’s better to build boys than to mend men.” – S. Truett Cathy Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy died today at the age of 93.  It’s hard to imagine now, but Chick-fil-A wasn’t always a major brand or a nationwide enterprise.  Under the patient leadership of Truett Cathy, Chick-fil-A grew purposefully to become one of America’s […]