STAR DUST

STAR DUST

It’s been over a decade since this event was reported, yet the story of a commercial airplane that mysteriously disappeared while on a routine flight still fascinates me. It was 1947. A British passenger airliner called Star Dust had taken ... Read More »

THE GOD FACTOR

THE GOD FACTOR

God is in the heavenly realm, but He works in the real world. He deals not just in spiritual blessings and rewards, but in tangible, black-and-white, dollars-and-cents material blessings and rewards as well. He’s the God of heaven, and also... Read More »

MR. RABBIT AND ME

MR. RABBIT AND ME

It all started when we gave in to the children’s pleas and bought a cute little rabbit. At first, the little fellow was too small to be left alone in the garden while the children were at school, but neither could he remain in his hutch all... Read More »

FOREST FIRE!

FOREST FIRE!

Over the past decades, violent forest fires have swept the wooded areas of North America, wiping out huge tracts of woodland and often destroying entire neighborhoods. It has not always been like this. Although some fire has always been a p... Read More »

ONE WHO KNOWS HIM

ONE WHO KNOWS HIM

A friend and I happened to walk past a cinema just as several movies ended and hundreds of people flooded onto the sidewalk. One man stood out in the crowd—literally—and he was walking straight toward us. He must have been seven feet tall a... Read More »

A WALK WITH GOD

A WALK WITH GOD

“If anyone says that they love Jesus,” the catchy song in my daughter’s Christian cartoon goes, “they should walk as He walked too. Walk and talk and be just like Him, in everything you do.” Many of us are probably used to hearing advice al... Read More »

TRAFFIC LIGHTS

TRAFFIC LIGHTS

No city in the developed world could function without traffic lights. They are not physical barriers, but drivers choose to exercise self-control, and for the most part, follow their instructions: stopping for red, exercising caution for am... Read More »

MARRIED TO A STAR

MARRIED TO A STAR

In the romantic movies I watched while growing up, the whole universe seemed to pause when Mr. Right met Miss Right. From then on, apparently the only things they required for survival were doses of staring into each other’s eyes and embrac... Read More »

TRANSFORMED

TRANSFORMED

I once attended a meeting where a 16-year-old boy sang several gospel songs, and as he sang, his face shone with joy. I learned later that he had grown up in a horrible home environment. From the age of 12, he had been forced to steal to su... Read More »

TRUE QUIETNESS

TRUE QUIETNESS

Some time ago, I found myself facing a situation that was beyond my ability to resolve. Alone in the stillness of the night, I racked my brain for a solution and finally sent up a prayer for direction. As I lay on my bed, waiting to hear an... Read More »

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