Tracing the Hidden God

Years ago at Berean we were a much different church.  The Deacon Body, at that time, was the administrative authority instead of the office of Elder.  On that Deacon Body were good men who nonetheless did not have the spiritual qualifications of elders and that often led to difficulties. One day, a couple of the …

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Trapped

Have you ever had the experience of feeling “trapped”? When my children were small, they used to like me to chase them.  At different times we would create “games” where they would have to stay on a predetermined circle, line, or area with safe spots along the way so that dad could not “get them”. …

Being Arlo

Our oldest grandchild, Draycen just turned five.  He is a bright young man with an amazing vocabulary for a five-year-old.  He has a sweet disposition and is generally a very obedient and submissive child.  He has many charming and attractive characteristics.  But, like many young children, he has to work through some childish fears. A …

What’s Your Tassel?

When we hear the word tassel in our culture, of what do we think?  Usually, we think of High School, College, or Graduate School graduation. In academia the tassel is ubiquitous and an important symbolic part of the graduation ceremony. Many of us upon high school graduation placed our graduation tassel on the review mirror …