Tag: Easter

  • Surround Me with Your Boundless Love

    Surround Me with Your Boundless Love

    Editor's note: The artwork via Antioch Church in Bend, Oregon. The artwork is their Easter ministry. It is an outdoor drive-thru display depicting the message of the Gospel. As grandson Sawyer said, "God died for our sins. God is big." Yes, God is very, very[..]
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  • An Easter Prayer for Us All

    An Easter Prayer for Us All

    It is 7:30 a.m. on Easter Day.  I am in a hotel in The Dalles, Oregon. Typically, we'd be preparing for church services on this Easter morning, but Tim had prom last night. Our family celebrated our Easter with family last weekend when we were[..]
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  • An Easter Message

    An Easter Message

    My daughter sent me a text last night of my grandson. He was sitting in his rocker with his bare feet in a pan, his pants cuff rolled up, grinning from ear-to-ear. His momma had just washed his feet. A retelling of the Scripture story.[..]
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  • Jesus in the Kudzu

    Jesus in the Kudzu

    [caption id="attachment_1506" align="aligncenter" width="373"] Jesus in the Kudzu[/caption]   He wears tats upon his thin frame and silver studs on his lips. His jeans fall inches below his gray Calvin underwear. The first day I spoke with him, he wasn't wearing a shirt. He was[..]
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  • Deliver Us From Evil

    Deliver Us From Evil

    It is Good Friday. A term that has always seemed like an oxymoron to me. I mean, if you are going to be nailed to a cross, for any reason whatsoever, that does not seem like a particularly good day for anybody. Oh, I know,[..]
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  • James Wright Foley:  Truth-Teller

    James Wright Foley: Truth-Teller

        He had been taken hostage before. In April, 2011, James Wright Foley, a freelance journalist, was held captive in Tripoli by militant forces. They released him 44 days later. While imprisoned, Foley worried about his family most of all. He wrote about that[..]
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