CONFIDENT COURAGE

When I was a boy, old people would make dire predictions. They would say things to my mother like, “You’re not going to let him go out in this weather, are you? It’s practically a tornado out there!” There were also the unspoken dire predictions. “If you don’t study hard and get good grades, young […]

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LEARNING TO LOVE THE FEAR OF THE LORD

[I shared these thoughts in Bethel College Chapel this month. They fit well into our 2016 theme of learning to walk in a daily, conversational relationship with Jesus.] The Bible says in Proverbs 9:10 that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; but to be totally honest with you, for years I […]

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Wise Men and Dogs…and you

By Steve Jones, President of the Missionary Church Merry Christmas, brothers and sisters in Christ! Here at the beginning of the Christmas season, I’d like to think together with you about wise men, and dogs, and you (in that order). The wise men went on a mission that may have seemed anything but wise (at […]

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