The Bible is not a complicated book

The Bible says a lot of things. It says a lot of beautiful and inspiring things. It also says a lot of weird and confusing things. And it says some th...

June 29th, 2018 |  


The honest teachings of sorrow

“Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted” — Matthew 5“… there is time to weep and a time to laugh, a tim...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Walking in circles to straighten out our lives

Walking in circles to straighten out our lives

Delaware’s beloved Rev. Dr. James Leslie served as Ohio Wesleyan’s prophetic conscience and university chaplain for 28 years. He had many ...

June 8th, 2018 |  



Find time to soak in world around you

Find time to soak in world around you

It was a lovely April day. The temperature was mild, and the sun was shining. Every lawn was lush and green. The trees were budding forth with leaves ...

June 1st, 2018 |  


What’s stealing your focus?

What’s stealing your focus?

I have been blessed in my lifetime with good eyesight. I am 45 years old, and I have never had glasses, contacts or a monocle (you may need to look th...

May 25th, 2018 |  


US not as bad off as newscasts suggest

Every evening, my wife and I typically watch the 6:30 p.m. national news broadcast on one of the television networks. I know that in today’s age...

May 4th, 2018 |  


Instead of condemning others, try showing compassion

One assumes that those who call themselves Christians offer themselves, at some level, to follow Christ. We also can assume there are many “inte...

April 27th, 2018 |  


Showing compassion for others goes a long way

Showing compassion for others goes a long way

When Jesus appeared before the disciples after the resurrection, they were a little scared. They were wondering what was going on. At first, they did ...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Try escaping the noise this spring, summer

Try escaping the noise this spring, summer

Several years ago our extended family traveled together to the Grand Canyon. It was my third time to experience the majestic grandeur and glorious bea...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Try escaping the noise this spring, summer

Try escaping the noise this spring, summer

Several years ago our extended family traveled together to the Grand Canyon. It was my third time to experience the majestic grandeur and glorious bea...

April 13th, 2018 |