Category Archives: history

Immanuel

“’Ask the Lord your God for a sign, whether in the deepest depths or the highest heights.’ But Ahaz said, ‘I will not ask; I will not put the Lord to the test.’” (Isaiah 7:11-12) On the surface, it looks … Continue reading

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Moses

Born as a slave in eastern Maryland around 1822, Araminta Ross married John Tubman in 1844 and changed her first name to Harriet. Later she was called ‘Moses’ for leading many of her people out of slavery prior to the … Continue reading

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risk

Eighty years ago, on September 1, 1939, Germany invaded Poland and World War II began. Last year, I wrote about William Klein, the father of Bobby, one of my good friends growing up. A native of Czechoslovakia, Mr. Klein survived … Continue reading

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ordinary

I recently watched the video of a minister sharing about Jesus. He was just an ordinary man in his sixties, but his words and demeanor revealed a passionate love for our Savior and a great desire for everyone to know … Continue reading

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neighbors

Two boys were playing in the Atlantic Ocean on a holiday weekend not far from their Florida home when they were caught in a rip tide. Bobby saw them and without hesitating swam to his fourteen-year-old and eleven-year-old sons. He … Continue reading

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