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Bless the Little Ones

Bless the Little Ones You probably know that after 20 years of faithful service as Preschool Director, Mrs. Beverly Burgoyne will be leaving our staff after Vacation Bible School. She and her husband, Paul, will be moving near her children in upstate Florida where she may be involved in teaching in some capacity. Beverly came […]

Do You Believe?

Do You Believe? In the recent Christian film, “Do You Believe?”, our Ultimate Man Day speaker for this year, Brian Bosworth (“The Boz”), played the role of a flawed believer. Brian’s testimony touched the hearts of about 1,000 men and boys recently. Like Mary and Martha, he answered the question, “Everyone who lives and believes […]

Sacred Ground

Sacred Ground A 17-acre plot in Adams County, Pennsylvania became “hallowed ground” when President Lincoln dedicated a cemetery and delivered the Gettysburg Address. The land that originally sold for $2,500 is now one of the most cherished sites in America. Janet and I have walked each of the areas of conflict of the greatest battle […]

The Mauna Loa of Scripture

The Mauna Loa of Scripture The volcano of Mauna Loa is actually the largest mountain on earth, three quarters of a mile taller than Mount Everest. Of course, much of that is under water, connecting to an underwater mountain range that forms the rest of the Hawaiian Islands. Similarly, the Jewish Feast of Passover (Seder) […]

Election Time

Election Time After all of the debate and campaigning, it is the time for Floridians to vote in the primary. This election is a significant time for believers to remember that we are “the salt of the earth” and “the light of the world” (Matthew 5:13-16), actively preserving and penetrating as salt and illuminating as […]

Risen…And Rocking Worlds

Risen…And Rocking Worlds We have just held our second “Ultimate Man Day.” The book, Real Men Don’t Eat Quiche, was published some years ago with tongue firmly planted in the cheek. It seems that “real men” also don’t call for a fair catch, buy flight insurance, go to Broadway plays, cry at movies, play Frisbee, […]

Risen…And Rocking Worlds

Risen…And Rocking Worlds Truth has a tendency to rock your world and worldview. That is the only way to explain the incredible transformation of the early disciples from cowards to conquerors and particularly the conversion of the zealous Pharisee, Saul of Tarsus. Janet and I had the pleasure of seeing the film “Risen,” on opening […]