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Revelation: The God Who Shows Up

Revelation: The God Who Shows Up

A few years ago, Elder Rick Hove gave a sermon called “The God Who Shows Up.” In that sermon, he did what we have done this Advent, going through the whole of the Bible looking at God’s desire to be with his people. He culminated in the book of Revelation, as I am...
Luke: The Significance of God Incarnate as a Baby

Luke: The Significance of God Incarnate as a Baby

In August 1994, our son was born. He was so perfect and adorable. His little facial expressions and gestures, his beautiful features and smooth-as-silk skin, delighted us. We could not take our eyes off of him waking or sleeping – he was fascinating. A person...
Daniel: God Rescues By His Presence With Us

Daniel: God Rescues By His Presence With Us

In 2010, a mine collapse in Chile trapped 33 miners deep beneath the surface of the earth. Efforts to find them, and then to rescue them, involved hundreds of people from around the world, and took more than two months. In the end, in order to effect the rescue, a...
A Recipe for “Food for Thought”

A Recipe for “Food for Thought”

I asked Mark Hampton if he were going to include any recipes in his “Food for Thought” series in our Bespoken podcast. When he said no, he wasn’t planning to, I thought I REALLY MUST. So, as a light-hearted contribution to the topic, I submit the following recipe for...
The Value of Hearty Discussion

The Value of Hearty Discussion

This past week saw the first meeting of the new Board of Deacons. I always love that particular meeting because it is the first chance to see what the basic personality of the group will be. Is it chatty? Quiet? How many devil’s advocates are there (so to speak – no...