Father searches for lost son

Father searches for lost son

Sometimes, in my daily reading, I cross a news story of suffering so great, I can’t fathom it. This week I felt that way learning of the eighty Cameroon children rescued from the terrorist organization Boko Haram—children who’d been in captivity so long they no longer...
Prayer changes things

Prayer changes things

Having long worshiped in churches where prayer is preached as a means of healing and attainment, both for oneself and others, I’ve struggled to understand how it works. Do my fervent pleas change God’s mind, as did Moses’? God was so angry with the Hebrew people that...
Love that lasts all year long

Love that lasts all year long

The first Valentine’s Day flowers I received were during my freshmen year at a small Bible school in Rhode Island. All day, floral delivery drivers crisscrossed the school grounds, delivering bright bouquets to triumphant classmates. I’d been dating the same boy for...