August Landmesser

Truth Be Told

"The wise men shall be put to shame; they shall be dismayed and taken; behold, they have rejected the Word of the LORD, so what wisdom is in them?" (Jeremiah 8:9 ESV) Scripture's evaluation is clear: wisdom of the worldly sort without the Word of God will not win the...

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The In-Betwen

"So Joseph bought some linen cloth, took down the body, wrapped it in the linen, and placed it in a tomb cut out of rock. Then he rolled a stone against the entrance of the tomb." (Mark 15:46 NIV)When I was a child, prior to the invention of the Internet, I lived in...

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Pruned

It was beautiful. Vibrant leaves. Gorgeous blooms. But it wasn’t getting much taller.Crepe Myrtles are one of my favorite trees, so I planted one. The single trunk soon multiplied into many and suckers nipped at the base. It grew only a few inches by the second year....

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Secure in Christ

His name may be unfamiliar now, but in 1971 it was a household name among sports enthusiasts.Vinko Bogataj is famous in ski jumper history. In 1971, he took a head-over-heels tumble during a ski jump competition in Oberstdorf, Germany. Unfortunately, Wide World of...

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First and Foremost

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16-17Over the years there have been times when people...

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