Too Busy to Feel Alone

I have to confess to not being a newlywed, married for 35 years, but at times lately I have had some of those first-married insecurities. You see, over the first 32 or so years that Penny and I have spent together, we did most of our ministry together.

Crisis at the Top of the Stairs

About four years ago, I got to the third floor of the building where my office was and found myself huffing and puffing too much to speak with a colleague who crossed my path. It occurred to me at that moment that having allowed my body to get that overweight and that out of shape, I was simply asking for a crisis to come down the road toward me.

Pilgrim’s Destination

Although many of my literature-teaching colleagues don’t recognize it, the first novel written in the English language was John Bunyan’s classic allegory, Pilgrim’s Progress. Whatever its literary failings, Bunyan’s book is a remarkable portrayal of the core of Christian theology in a narrative form. If you’ve never read it, you should.

Emergency Food Collection for Houston

When we see the pictures and videos of the damaging floods caused by Hurricane Harvey, we are prone think of the homes and businesses lost and how we can help clean up after the water is cleared, but there is an immediate need the people of Houston need met. They are starving and need our help.

Jesus Is in Your Boat

No matter who you are, you have experienced storms. Storms are so common in life, that each person is either coming out of a storm, going into a storm, or right in the middle of a storm. And I'm not talking about the weather.

Be the Connection

You can be the connection in someone's life! In fact, it's really simple: Wear your What's the Point? t-shirt every Saturday in September to let people know you can help connect them to Jesus, others, and God's purpose for their lives!

Rest While Harvey Rages

Hurricane Harvey has made landfall in Texas and will be churning inland over the next couple of days, losing strength as it cannot pick up unlimited water from the Gulf of Mexico but still creating a lot of havoc. Think of the problems that the Kansas City area saw last week with five to ten inches of rain in one night.

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