For your worship this morning, Gracie has chosen the following hymns: Love Divine, All Loves ExcellingSing Praise to God Who Reigns AboveCome, Thou Almighty King The first hymn, Love Divine, All Love’s Excelling, was my father’s favorite hymn. She chose that in honor of his memory this morning.
TWENTY years ago, I was at a small beachside resort in southern Thailand when I got word that my father had died. Within 24 hours I was on a plane bound for Minnesota. Below are the words that I spoke in farewell and tribute to my dad at his memorial service on January 25, 2001 […]
Those of you who have lived in China, especially “back in the day,” may remember the venerable Flying Pigeon bicycles. You know, the ones that were huge, built like a Mack truck, and functioned as local pick-up trucks. Maybe you even rode one. I still have vivid images in my mind of tall teammates riding […]
To encourage your hearts this Sunday morning, Gracie has chosen the following hymns: Why Should He Love Me So?Jesus is all the World to MeOh, How He Loves You and MeMay the Mind of Christ, My Savior May these hymns go with you throughout the week.
It’s the dead of winter in Minnesota, and that means snow. Once again, we find ourselves hunkered down while a winter storm bears down on us, promising to leave behind anywhere from 5 to 12 inches of snow. There are locals who dread these events because snow simply represents extra cold and extra work. Then […]
Gracie’s hymns this week are: O, the Deep, Deep Love of JesusRock of Ages, Cleft for MeO Safe to the Rock that is Higher than I May you rest in the truth of these hymns this week. LYRICS, via Hymnary.org O, THE DEEP DEEP LOVE OF JESUS, by S. Trevor Francis1 O the deep, deep […]