I’m Bound for That City

“And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband” (Revelation 21:2 ESV). My morning reading from the One Year Bible turned into a day long meditation on God’s heavenly city, The New Jerusalem. We’re only two days from finishing our annual practice of reading through the

How Great Thou Art

“Bless the Lord, O my soul. O Lord my God, thou art very great” (Psalm 104:1 KJV). It’s hard to point to the one person responsible for writing and composing the song “How Great Thou Art.” It might be best to say that God’s Spirit inspired many to contribute to this favorite hymn. The original

Ever heard of “cardio-sclerosis?”

“Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts” (Hebrews 3:15). The Greek word for “harden” is skleros. This word is found in the name used for a condition commonly called “hardening of the arteries,” or arteriosclerosis. Arteriosclerosis is a condition where arteries become thick, blocked and inelastic as a result of a

Amazing Grace

“That in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace, expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus” (Ephesians 2:7 NIV). It is said that the most recognized song in the English speaking world is John Newton’s “Amazing Grace.” First published in 1779, it has been a standard for not

WCC’s first CD almost complete

We just finished our final touches on the studio recording for our first worship CD. My son, Stephen, has done a fantastic job as the producer on this project. He has spent 2 to 3 nights a week for the last 3 months at the Barton College studio. He actually wrote 12 of the 13