A beginning and an end

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End. —Revelation 22:13, NLT (Jesus speaking) Sunday morning I met Thea. Just a day old, tiny and beautiful, she is the first child of our good friends Jeff and Jennifer. Later that afternoon, I joined in the celebration of ... Continue reading

What’s in a name?

By 1985 it had become clear that a major expansion of Christianity had been under way in Africa. ...there were over 16,500 conversions a day, yielding an annual rate of over 6 million. In the same period, some 4,300 people were leaving the church on a daily basis in Europe and North America. [The ... Continue reading