What is ‘third way’?

Oct 9, 2017 by

Growing up as a baptized Mennonite, I have always been confused by the claim of Mennonite Church USA to be applying God’s Word the “third way.” Does this mean there is God’s Word, the world’s words...

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Another taste of desert sand

Jul 31, 2017 by

It was the liturgy that first warmed my heart. I tried to be cautious, not to fall in love too quickly. How long should one wait to call a church one’s home? I still don’t know the answer to that question....

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Resisting the age of Trump with the love of Jesus

Dec 6, 2016 by

Denial is giving way to harsh reality. This is really happening. Donald Trump is going to be the president of the United States for the next four years. A Trump presidency threatens the safety and well-being...

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Christians and Halloween — what do we do?

Oct 24, 2016 by

In one week, children will be lining up at doorsteps yelling “trick or treat” dressed as ghouls, witches, pumpkins and ghosts. Houses will be open to shower anyone from toddlers to preteens with crunchy...

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Real spiritual powers

Jun 6, 2016 by

I affirm David D. Flowers’ “Scattered Souls” (May 9). In our Western worldview and culture, we seldom hear someone openly refer to the devil, demonic forces and principalities and powers as if they...

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How not to be a pacifist when facing spiritual warfare

May 3, 2016 by

I have a confession to make: Although I am an absolute pacifist, I have always longed to be a bit of a rebel and write something militaristic. For the past few years, my Bible college and seminary buddies have...

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