“Keeping Our Head” in the Church

by Andrew Wood As a boy I had a copy of Rudyard Kipling’s classic poem “If” hanging on my bedroom wall. The opening line has always stuck with me: “If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you.” Over the years I’ve found that it’s not […]

The Word that Endures

by Ida M. Smith I chatted with the hairdresser about dogs, kids, church, and her baptism. She mentioned that her boyfriend, who had just moved in with her, didn’t understand her car window decal that read, “Jesus is Lord.” Words failed me. I sensed a disconnect between what she seemed to believe and the life […]


The God Who Rules

by Eva Juliuson God is in charge and rules forever. His power and rule exceed our comprehension. There is no beginning or end to his reign. He has always been, is now, and forever will be the highest ranking, most powerful, and ultimate ruler of all. He spoke and galaxies were formed. Nations rise and […]