And the Lord saith unto him, Who hath made man’s mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the Lord? (Exodus 4:11) “Mom, why did God make me this way?” Glenn, my oldest brother by eighteen years, was severely mentally

Mental Health Care in America: What My Oldest Brother and ...

Everything about our Christian faith points us in one direction: to do good. “We are His workmanship,” Paul writes in Ephesians 2:10, “created in Christ Jesus for good works; which God has prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.” (Emphasis mine.) The simple reality is that wherever genuine

Are Good Works Important? You Better Believe They Are!

“So, Herb, what do you want to do with the rest of your life?” It was working. It took six months, but my zip code evangelism strategy (go to the same people in the same places in the same area all the time) was working. I’m a creature of habit.

I Love Zip Code Evangelism

If you’ve been reading my blog for like, one week, you know what I do believe. Here are thirteen things I don’t believe. 1. I don’t believe something came from nothing. 2. I don’t believe order just appeared out of chaos. 3. I don’t believe the

13 Things I Don’t Believe

We all know we live in a post Christian world that is quickly becoming an anti-Christian world. But before western civilization throws the baby out with the bathwater, it might be a good idea for everyone to pause, take a deep breath, and think about some

Two Things Christians Have to Give to This World

Like many American Christians these days, I’ve been on a number of short term mission trips and consequently have seen a lot of poverty. But two mission trips stand out in my mind mainly because they took place within a year of each other

A Tale of Two Impoverished Towns