The power and magnitude of God is not an isolated thing, and it was on another continent that I was reminded of the undeniable truth of God’s hand in human creation. As I observed the incredible durability of the engine that sustains human life – the heart –my faith in God was profoundly reinforced.
The radio interview has been rescheduled. It will air at 9PM on WJR 760 Detroit on Sunday September 18th. The show is Anything is Possible, hosted by Jack Krasula. The Lions game is at 1PM that day so there’s no chance of being pre-empted this time!
Has someone in your congregation overcome the greatest challenge of his or her life through the grace of God? Was that person’s deliverance from hardship so profound that he or she felt compelled to share His grace with others facing a similar challenge?
When children of wealthy families struggle unsuccessfully to meet the lofty demands and expectations of their parents, resulting failures can cause many to become seriously depressed and to self-medicate with alcohol or drugs. Sadly, the resulting downward spiral—one that is difficult to escape—often leads to suicide.Thankfully God can help break that cycle.
True faith is facing our struggles with the calm certainty that God will provide what we need most in our times of duress. And when we make it through the storm to the other side, we are stronger and wiser. And that is a glorious testimony for God.
Our life’s journey is sharply defined by the collection of people we encounter—especially those we ultimately consider close friends, who reflect God’s love through their loyal, supportive, and enduring friendship. Unfortunately, in today’s fast-paced mobile society we often change jobs, relocate, and lose touch with those dearest to us. After more than twenty-five years of separation from my friend Warren, God brought us back together in a way that positively impacted both of our lives.
I was the commencement speaker at the Wayne State University Commencement in Detroit on May 7th. It was a big occasion with thousands of attendees held at Ford Field the stadium of the Detroit Lions. It was an honor to be asked and I’d like to share some of my speech with you as well. When […]
The best way to prepare to hear from God is to remain faithful, prayerful, and watchful, no matter what challenges you face. Learn more in this week’s posts.
When chance encounters extend beyond mere coincidence, it’s likely that God is orchestrating events and delivering a message. That’s exactly what happened to me following my father’s death in 1994. God was honing my leadership and management skills in unexpected ways: through discovery of a pile of papers and through a chance encounter in a shopping mall.
We often read of near-death experiences and tend to discount them as illusions or hallucinations. That all changes when someone close to us—someone we trust and believe unequivocally—has such an experience. That’s exactly what happened to me at the deathbed of my own father, and it was an experience that changed my life.