Thanking God for Bethlehem College
The Strange Way God Arranges to Forgive
One of the strangest things about the book of Job is how the three “friends” (Eliphaz, Bildad, and Zophar) are restored to Job and to God. It is very round-about and teaches us surprising lessons about prayer.
After the LORD…
10 Resolutions for Mental Health
On October 22, 1976, Clyde Kilby, who is now with Christ in Heaven, gave an unforgettable lecture. I went to hear him that night because I loved him. He had been one of my professors in English Literature at Wheaton…Continue Reading
The Making of a Homemaker
Thanking God for Bethlehem Seminary
One Advantage of Reading Slowly
The fact that hundreds of the pages of God’s inspired word are devoted to poetry moves me. One of the effects is to make me aware that God thinks the sound of language matters.
God has blessed and humbled me…Continue Reading
Hopeful Post-Christmas Melancholy
Each year Christmas night finds members of my family feeling some melancholy. After weeks of anticipation, the Christmas celebrations have flashed by us and are suddenly gone. And we’re left standing, watching the Christmas taillights and music fade into the…Continue Reading
A Christmas Greeting and Poem
Noël and Talitha and I recorded a Christmas greeting for you and a “glimpse” into our home and traditions.
And since I didn’t write the advent poems this year, I wrote this Christmas poem to read at our Christmas Eve…Continue Reading