Thursday, May 21, 2020

About 2 years ago one of our grandsons, 6 year old Henry, asked Kathy and me a question after the worship service. “Can we come to your house today?” What a wonderful privilege to ha…

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

I’m thankful we live in Alaska and not Michigan or California or New York. I’m thankful we are blessed with freedom in Alaska. I’m thankful our governor is wise and the restrictions …

Monday, May 18, 2020

Fear. That word conjures up many memories. Who remembers when they saw their first scary movie as a kid? My father tells the story that when he first saw “Jaws” years ago that he was…

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Many people think the Book of Job addresses the question of “Why do bad things happen to good people?” This question is not answered by this book. In part because it is the wrong que…

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

In the First Battle of Bull Run in the Civil War Stonewall Jackson stood firm. His men held the critical Henry House Hill. Jackson calmly sat on his horse with his arm raised during …

Monday, May 11, 2020

Where does a mother turn to provide help for her family? The needs of a family are varied and constant. When a family is grown, they are often far away and a parent’s help can be dis…

Friday, May 08, 2020
Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Springtime in Alaska is beautiful. They say that when the birch leaves are the size of a squirrel’s ear it is time to plant the garden! You can almost watch the leaves turn green. Th…

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

I can remember an evening fall hike with my three-year-old at my side and baby on my back. After tossing more blueberries in our mouths than we had in our buckets, I soon realized th…

Friday, May 01, 2020
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The first major battle between American and German forces in World War II was the battle of Kasserine Pass in February of 1943. The battle was a complete and total disaster for Ameri…

When I was growing up in the1950s in South-central Michigan, my knowledge of the Word of God was limited, even though I read it sometimes and I went to church every week, I can’t say…