Mothers Matter
May 8th, 2022
My mother and I had a complicated relationship.Even though my mother was seldom around, she was determined to control and dominate me. I realized later in life that perhaps this was not a deliberate a...  Read More
His Story, Your Story
April 16th, 2022
Fifty-one years ago, in the spring of 1971, I gave my life to Jesus Christ.The first person I wanted to tell was Bob Eckhart, the preacher who had handed me a gospel tract and shared Christ with me on...  Read More
It's Not Over
November 18th, 2021
As I drove off the church property after the congregational meeting, in September 2017, I was aware that things would never be the same....  Read More
Just Say Yes
September 21st, 2021
Bob Eckhart was a strong, robust man in his 40's with a gray beard. He had given his life to Christ a number of years before and had a passion for sharing Jesus with people. Eckhart especially loved a...  Read More
Present Suffering, Future Glory
March 6th, 2020
“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.” Romans 8:18Sandra Jillian Solomon was born on January 26, 1992. Our family was complete, wi...  Read More
The Bad News & The Good News
December 25th, 2019
The well-known author Kurt Vonnegut once said: “The truth is, we know so little about life, we don’t really know what the good news is and what the bad news is." Now, for followers of Jesus Christ, th...  Read More
Better Than I Deserve
November 28th, 2019
When I was a very young believer in the early 1970's, I attended a very strong and vibrant Bible church in Arlington, Virginia. There was a man there whom I saw virtually every Sunday. I remember one ...  Read More
Avoiding Offense
August 22nd, 2019
Avoiding OffenseAugust 22, 2019As many of you know, I have a wonderful daughter Jill. She suffers from severe physical and mental disabilities. She and my wife Brenda are the loves of my life.   One o...  Read More
August 11th, 2019
WoodstockAugust 11, 2019It is hard to believe that 50 years ago this week I was at Woodstock.As August 1969 rolled around, some of my friends told me about a music festival that was coming to the Cats...  Read More
Daddy Poor
June 14th, 2019
I loved my father in a deep and tender way and longed to spend time with him. But my dad seemed oblivious to all of this and with few exceptions he spent virtually no time with me. He attended one Lit...  Read More
How to Save Your Life
June 13th, 2019
 “What a lot of people don’t understand is that a person contemplating suicide is in overwhelming emotional pain and they think very differently than people who are rational. Suicide seems like the be...  Read More
April 15th, 2019
If we are honest, we all love a good redemption story. Even Hollywood could not have written a better one than we watched yesterday, as Tiger Woods did what many thought he would never do again. He wo...  Read More