God’s Good News

There’s a lot of bad news in our world. Poverty, disease, violence, injustice, cruelty, war, famine, fire, flood—each day the news seems to be filled with these things. It’s easy to be discouraged by all this, even to despair for our future. It can also be easy to blame God for it all—after all, God’s …

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Tracting the Gospel

A couple of years ago I took a local church to task for the "gospel tracts" they were handing out and which we received. Here's what I said then about such "gospel tracts": A “gospel tract” is a small pamphlet that tells people how to get to heaven. There are many different versions, but that’s …

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