Not the Easy Path

by Paul Hettinga John 15: 11-15 “I’ve told you these things for a purpose: that my joy might be your joy, and your joy wholly mature. This is my command: Love one another the way I loved you. This is the very best way to love. Put your life on the line for your...

Prayer for a Signboard and Two Variations

by Angier Brock “WE ARE STILL ONE NATION UNDER GOD.” Thus saith the latest church signboard to capture my attention and fire up my imagination. What prompted it? I wonder. And what does it intend to convey to those of us who see it as we drive along Virginia’s busy...