Jana Childers

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Many years ago, an Old Wise Head (he was an experienced pastor and probably all of 39 at the time) advised me..

Let it dwell

The writer of Colossians is a bit of a genius. I don’t know that he always gets the credit he deserves. His..

It takes a cloud

One of the most effective pastors I know was talking recently about the day she answered God’s call to ministry. It was..

Retiring the elephants

Last year, a short article in the New York Times announced the retirement of the Ringling Brothers/Barnum and Bailey Circus elephants. Changing..


A funny thing happened when I sat down recently to do a little word study on “joy” and its occurrences in the..