Made of More

Beer companies spend a lot of money on advertising but few have communicated such a touching message as this one.  A toast to Guinness, whose slogan is “Made of More,” which is apparently Irish for “making a grown American man shed a tear watching this commercial.” What do you do for others to make them…

Run to Your Father

The most famous if not the most fascinating story of David’s life is when he faced the overgrown Philistine warrior named Goliath.  Goliath was 10 feet tall and was strong enough to wear a coat of armor that weighed 125 pounds. He even carried a spear that had a 15 pound iron point. A warrior to…

God is Faithful

A college man walked into a photography studio with a framed picture of his girlfriend.  He wanted the picture duplicated. This involved removing it from the frame. In doing this, the studio owner noticed something written on the back of the photograph:  “My dearest Tom, I love you with all my heart. I love you…

“Bonhoeffer” by Eric Metaxas

I don’t remember the last time I read 550 pages in one week. The book that grabbed me this Christmas and didn’t let me go until it was over was entitled Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas. It is a biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer who was a Lutheran pastor and theologian in the…

Expedition Possible

This summer I watched a TV show called Expedition Impossible.  It is very similar to the popular TV show over past few years The Amazing Race.  In Expedition Impossible, teams of 3 raced one another on a course that included many outdoor challenges such as hiking, mountain climbing, repelling, white water rafting, and even sky…