Devotional Reflection

Reflections on Earth Day

Back when I was a lad, we used to celebrate Arbor Day — a day when we were simply encouraged to plant a tree.  My Sunday school teacher — the ancient and slightly scary, Miss Hattie Hack — dutifully took us outside the first Sunday after Arbor Day to plant […]

Blind Faith In An Age of Darkness

Many are the critics of blind, irrational, unquestioning faith — until the world comes crashing in.  Then, in the midst of the hurt and fear and despair, there is often left but one option: believe.  Such is the lesson of Good Friday.  When all else fails — when the answers offered […]

An Ash Wednesday Reflection

Meant To Be Seen What are the outward and visible signs of our life of faith?  When people look at us, what unmistakable evidence exists that identifies us as members of the body of Christ?  Today, as we begin our Lenten observance, we receive a mark of ash and oil that […]