“How can you cope with the end of the world and the beginning of another one? How can you put an earthquake into a test-tube or the sea into a bottle? How can you live with the terrifying thought that the hurricane has become human, that fire has become flesh; that Life itself came to […]Read More Coping with the End of Your World
“Here from this stable, here, from this Nazareth, this stony beach, this Jerusalem, this market place, this garden, this Praetorium, this Cross, this mountain, I announce it to you. I announce to you what is guessed at in all the phenomena of your world. You see the corn of wheat shrivel and break open and […]Read More Behold.
“When I have a terrible need of—shall I say the word—religion—then I go out and paint the stars.” —Vincent Van Gogh In a turbulent world, a turbulent man had it right. Before he painted, Vincent was a failed preacher who remembered that the heavens still declared the glory of God. In Alex Haley’s novel Roots, […]Read More Painting the Stars
“I don’t need a successor, only willing hands to accept the torch for a new generation. I am just one of many thousands called to be an evangelist.” —Billy Graham Man of God, man of integrity, counselor to presidents, preacher to peasants, evangelist, prophet, servant of Jesus. He will be missed. Now it’s your turn. […]Read More Changing of the Guard
“There’s nothing you can do wrong to make God love you less; there’s nothing you can do good to make God love you more.” —Horacio Spafford Some days I really need to know this. In fact, every day. Okay—every minute of every day. You get the idea. What a relief. —jRead More For Those Who Mess Up (and Those Who Don’t)
“I’m not afraid of failure; I’m afraid of succeeding at things that don’t matter.” —William Carey “To walk out of His will is to walk into nowhere.” —C.S. Lewis, Perelandra “Only one life, ’till soon be past; only what’s done for Christ will last.” —C.T. Studd Success can be had. What lasts forever is what matters. […]Read More A Real Success Story
“All the Dachaus must remain standing. The Dachaus, the Belsens, the Buchenwalds, the Auschwitzes—all of them. They must remain standing because they are a monument to a moment in time when some men decided to turn the earth into a graveyard—into it they shoveled all of their reason, their logic, their knowledge, but worst of […]Read More The Unforgettable Fires