God and the Bible

Are You an Atheist or a Glass Stomper?

May 16, 2017

There are people who say they don’t believe in God. In our own moments of faith and confidence, we look at them wonderingly and think they must be crazy deluded, or else they’re lying to us. Because God is obvious. He’s everywhere, all around us, as far distant as the stars and as close as our own heartbeat. The world could not function without Him; …

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Lord, What about Him?

April 11, 2017

What, to you, makes a satisfactory life? This is the question Dave Schlabach asked recently during revival meetings at my church. I thought of my reservoir of goals, dreams, and desires and wondered which of them, fulfilled, would give me reason to say, “Now this is a life well lived.” All of them? One or two key achievements? What should satisfy me? Of what does …

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Someone Smart as God

January 2, 2017

“I want to meet someone who’s as smart as God,” Dad told me recently. He had been telling me some of the story of when he was a teen and fought against God, fought hard, hating Him. “I was dead set against it,” he said. There was admiration in his eyes. “But He knew just how to get me in the place where I would …

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