Life's Meaning

Be Something and Stand For It

Be Something and Stand For It “God’s truth is too plain to have a thousand opinions about doctrine. Let us find out what God teaches, and believe it, and tell the people.

Living Up To Our Best Intentions by James Russell Miller

We greatly mistake, therefore, if we think there is no opportunity for ordinary people to make their years radiant and beautiful… There is room in the commonest relations of life … for heroism.

For all the saints who from their labors rest

One of the great songs from the Lutheran Hymnal. The golden evening brightens in the west, Soon, soon, to faithful warriors cometh rest, Sweet is the calm of Paradise the blest.

A Psalm of Life

A Psalm Of Life. Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers And things are not what they seem.

The Average Man

Here in America the “average man” is in the majority, and some day it flashes upon us that you and I belong to that vast majority. Some day it flashes upon us that you and I belong to that vast majority.

O God Our Help In Ages Past Hymn

Dear Lord, thank you for You. You our our help, our hope, our promise for the untold ages to come. How faithful you are. Let us remember your goodness today and forever.

For Non-Christians and other Spiritual Seekers

“There’s something wrong with the world”, said Morpheus to Neo in the famous 1999 film. “The Matrix…has been pulled over your eyes to blind you to the truth.” The Wachowski Brothers get some things wrong.

Social Isolation and the Christian

Christians aren’t supposed to have emotional problems. But some of us do. Believers in the Lord Jesus Christ are just as fallen as other people, though forgiveness (Psalm 103:12) makes hope possible.

William Tyndale - Hero of the English Reformation

It may be that William Tyndale gave more to the English Reformation than any other Reformer, for without his translation of the New Testament into the clear English of his day, so that the common man could read and understand, such great preachers as John Colet, Hugh Latimer, Nicholas Ridley, and others could have preached until doomsday, yet there would have remained little understanding of the Scriptures.

The good example of John Huss

“During all his life, Huss distinguished himself by constant application to duty and tireless devotion to preaching according to the Scriptures. His conduct has been termed exemplary, his life blameless, and his personality winning.