Monthly Archives: July 2016

For My Friends in Low Places: Asaph’s Psalms, Part One

Like Garth Brooks, I have friends in low places.  I suspect that you do as well.  We all know people who have health problems, relational struggles, are coping with personal tragedies…  As a pastor, I have found that the questions … Continue reading

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Being Evangelical in a Post-Christian Culture: the Biblical Advice of J. Wilbur Chapman, Part One

Recently I read a book in which the author, after noting the failure to reach the next generation for Christ, the presence of increasing socio-economic difficulties, and the theological confusion and turmoil among Christians, said that “The need is great today, … Continue reading

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“Like Rain Falling on a Mown Field” or, God’s Perfect Timing

  When I was a boy my Grandpa Bjerkaas kept a small part of his farm, probably somewhere between a quarter and a third of an acre, as a hay field.  Although it had been years since the barn had … Continue reading

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