Category Archives: Life Lessons

The Church in Action (Acts 1)

Several years ago, I spent my morning devotional time studying through the book of Acts.  Each week I dug into one chapter, recording my observations, insights, and questions.  I gained a great deal from the study; my mind was stretched … Continue reading

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Better Man (Part IV)

This is the final installment of a series of posts on a biblical understanding of a godly man.  You can read previous posts here:  Part 1,  Part 2,  Part 3. _______________________ Men are to be proactive to serve others Genesis … Continue reading

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Better Men (Part 2)

In a previous post, I presented the opening section of an article that seeks to present a biblical understanding of godly manhood.  In this section, I lay out the first of three essential qualities that combine to help men become … Continue reading

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Thank Full

It’s not every day that you move into the home of a stranger.  Seven years ago, this fall, Melody and her husband, Sandy, offered us their home as we moved to Cambridge to serve at Heritage.  I (Linda) had met … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Preacher: Book Launch

Today is a joyful day for us.  It’s the official book launch day for the book that I (Rick) wrote entitled The Heart of the Preacher.   (The best price right now is from Christian Book Distributors, but you can also … Continue reading

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Remembering my Dad

Today, September 18th, is my dad’s birthday.  If he were still living on earth, he would turn 90 today.  Shortly after his upward call to glory, I wrote some of my reflections on his impact on me as a father.  … Continue reading

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Science and Faith (Good Question Series)

Some people would have us believe that scientific breakthroughs have made spiritual belief unnecessary.  This is a theory the facts won’t support.  If anything, modern science has revealed our need for something more than modern science! For all its benefits, … Continue reading

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