Rapture: What’s Missing?

After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up [Greek, “harpazo”] together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever. Therefore, encourage one another with these words. (1 Thessalonians 4:17-18 NIV) Above […] Read More

Christian Sinners

“Surely the eyes of the LORD are on the sinful kingdom. I will destroy it from the face of the earth–yet I will not totally destroy the house of Jacob,” declares the LORD. “For I will give the command, and I will shake the house of Israel among all the […] Read More

Snap out of it!

“A horrible and shocking thing has happened in the land: The prophets prophesy lies, the priests rule by their own authority, and my people love it that way. But what will you do in the end? (Jeremiah 5:30-31 NIV) As if mesmerized, all present nod toward the pulpit. Are the […] Read More

Family Tree

“Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.” (Ephesians 5:16) Recently, family friend Carol, a retired professor, sat with my sister Marilyn and I. She described the available sources for uncovering our ancestors. This was interesting, but I realized I wasn’t there to learn about my […] Read More