January 2017


The advent of the New Year is an occasion to think about new beginnings and fresh starts.  William Barclay, a Presbyterian cleric known for his insightful writings, says that there are two great beginnings in the life of every person who has left their mark on the world.  There is … Continue Reading

December 2016


“I have the firm conviction that I am immortal till my work is done.”  These arresting words were spoken by Lottie Moon, missionary to China, 100 years ago.  They call to mind the fundamental faith question that we almost never consider.  Most of us accept the fact of our salvation … Continue Reading

LHM – December 2016 Message


Holiday Survival Guide Who isn’t overloaded with seasonal stress?  With too many tasks on your to-do lists, clamoring crowds everywhere you go, the pressure of doing everything perfectly, the frequent friction found in family visits (try saying that 10 times fast), who isn’t on the edge of turning into a … Continue Reading