Living in South Korea

We moved here directly from Germany. We immediately noticed quite a difference. We stayed in Seoul several days before heading to U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys. There were signs of poverty, fairly regular, in both the city and the countryside. The streets were far less clean in places. The crowds were much greater than we had …

A Prayer to Comprehend the power of the resurrection

In the past, I’ve made the mistake of separating out and focusing on v. 19, “what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe.” I considered the mention of the resurrection as being the greatest illustration of that power. I wanted power — in my prayers, power to change, and power to …

Is Easter really as big a deal as Good Friday?

When I was young, I attended churches who never had an Easter service (or Christmas, for that matter). This we were told is something denominations did, not churches true to the first century model. The resurrection of Christ was celebrated every week. Only a small percentage of Protestant churches will have a good Friday service …

Meditating On The Attributes of God, part 1

The first part of my plan to know God more is to meditate on the attributes of God. Christian meditation is almost a lost art. Here is my plan to learn more of this art on the most important subject in the world. Pick an attribute of God (note: this is a short list, more …

The Greatest New Year’s Resolution

At this time of year, most of us at least, consider resolving to make this year better by focusing on or adding goals for the year. Exercising, losing weight or improving our diets are probably the most common goals. Some of us choose to focus on professional goals. I started working on mine. 1. Publish …