Dear Friends, Each if us, at one time or another in the midst of grief, pain, exhaustion, or boredom, wonders if God cares about me personally? A son of a former colleague suffered a neuropsychiatric disorder that required special attention at times in his fourth-grade church school classroom and made him “different” in the perceptions
Dear Friends, I was asked to give the inaugural devotional for the first board meeting of a Christian organization committed to religious freedom some years ago. I reworked a devotional that I had used earlier in the year for a meeting of general counsel for Christian hospital systems. Someone asked me for a copy recently.
Dear Friends, I continue to learn a thing or two about prayer, namely that I need a constant connection to Christ. There is a need to think about him in every situation – where is he and what does he want? Things go badly when I forget that connection and to honor it with reverence
Dear Friends, Southwest Airlines runs a series of humorous television commercials in which the characters find themselves in awkward and embarrassing social situations. The voice over says, “Want to get away?” The commercial works because it taps into the foibles, fears, and insecurities of the human condition. On a day when Jesus explained his life
Dear Friends, I delivered a devotional last week to a “Best Practices in Leadership Summit” at Loma Linda University Health on Valentine’s Day. These are the people I serve and I have grown to love them as I advocate for them and give them legal advice and support. This particular talk involved a personal risk,