Deliver Us from Evil

What are some of the things that first come to mind when you think about Noah? An ark, of course; ditto on the animals; perhaps people mocking Noah for building an ark while living in a dessert. Those raised in Christian homes might immediately have the children’s song, Rise and …

Why Did God Create Us?

As we are yet again in the throes of another presidential voting cycle, I was reminded recently of navy vice admiral, Commander William Stockdale, whom Independent candidate Ross Perot chose as his running mate back in 1992. Stockdale famously—or perhaps infamously!—began his vice-presidential debate by asking: “Who am I? Why …

God, Our Good Creator

When you first meet someone, what’s the first thing you tell them about yourself? Maybe your name. Or what you do for a living. Perhaps a comment related to the occasion of your meeting—how you know the party’s host; or the couple that is getting married; or the parents of …