THE UNBROKEN CROSS

,Here’s a picture, taken around 1960, of the entire Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra. I can name three of the five string bass players off to your right, because the one in the middle is my father; the two to each side of him were family friends. In the...

THE REFORMATION LIFE: “ONE OF REPENTANCE”

“When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ said, ‘Repent’ (Mt 4:17), he willed the entire life of believers to be one of repentance.” These words, both pastoral and prophetic, launched the Protestant Reformation five hundred years ago, much to the surprise of the German...

The Seeds We Have Sown

Matthew 13: 1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake.2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. 3 Then he told them many things in parables, saying: “A farmer went out...

ONE JEWEL, MANY FACETS

“But God remembered Noah and all the wild animals and the livestock that were with him in the ark, and he sent a wind over the earth, and the waters receded. 2 Now the springs of the deep and the floodgates of the heavens had been closed, and the rain had...