Tag Archives: death

Good-Bye, Billy Graham

February 24, 2018

My home is sandwiched between Billy Graham’s homes. Today, I was present to witness the procession carrying his body from his adult home in Montreat to his childhood one in Charlotte, right past my small town. Right past people old and young, many too young to have known him in his vibrancy. Past people of […]

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In Darkness and Silence, Hope

December 22, 2017

Advent is a time to wait. We wait, expectantly. We hope, even in the darkness. Especially in the darkness. During the 400 years of silence between the Old and New Testaments, the people trusted despite the hopelessness of their suffering. They couldn’t see a way out, but God saw them. His gaze penetrated the murkiness. […]

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Sunday’s Coming!

April 12, 2017

This Easter week, my thoughts turn dark as I look to Friday. Pain. Death. Grief. But Friday is only the climax to the story. It’s not the resolution. It’s not the end. In the words of Dr. E.V. Hill, “It’s Friday, but Sunday’s coming!” Oswald Chambers reminds us that the horrible events of that historic […]

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