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But the father said to his servants, ‘Bring quickly the best robe, and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet.  And bring the fattened calf and kill it, and let us eat and celebrate. For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost,...

Be Yourself When You Mirror Christ

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing...

Engraving Memories

At a recent funeral I officiated for, a professor from Ball State came to me after the service. He commented that he heard me say several times in my message the importance for remembering the good things about the person more so than the sadness of their death. He...

Doing the Right Thing

Here we are at the start of a new year, a great deal to look forward to; or do we? I ask that because for some, the thought of a new year only brings only more of the same. We plan and make New Year’s resolutions and promise to change things in our lives that we feel...